Jay Stewart

MD

Ophthalmologist

About me

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

  • Fellowship

    Doheny Eye Institute, 2005

  • Board Certifications

    Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    Portuguese

    Spanish

Retina and Vitreous Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

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Metformin for the Minimization of Geographic Atrophy Progression in Patients With AMD

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