Jay Stewart

MD

Ophthalmologist
Vitreoretinal surgeon

Dr. Jay Stewart is an ophthalmologist who specializes in treating disorders of the retina and vitreous (the thick transparent substance that fills the center of the eye). His expertise includes conditions such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ocular trauma, retinal detachment, retinal vascular diseases and uveitis (swelling of the uvea, the middle layer of the eye).

In his research, Stewart studies diabetic retinopathy, drug delivery to the eye, and the permeability and biomechanics of eye tissues.

Stewart earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School and completed a residency in ophthalmology at UCSF. He completed a fellowship at the Doheny Eye Institute and won the vitreoretinal surgery award from the Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation, which funds outstanding young scholars.

Stewart is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists and Retina Society.

  • Education

    Harvard Medical School, 1999

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Ophthalmology, 2003

  • Fellowships

    Doheny Eye Institute, 2005

  • Board Certifications

    Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    Portuguese

    Spanish

Clinics I work with

Retina and Vitreous Clinic

Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision

490 Illinois St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
133 Reviews
Dr. Stewart has always been helpful and friendly to me. He never seems rushed but is always ready to answer questions and explain what is going to happen. I trust him completely and am very glad that I have him as a provider.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
133 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
133 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
119 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
132 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
133 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
132 Reviews
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