Jay M. Stewart, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Chief of Ophthalmology at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, USA

Dr. Jay Stewart is Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Chief of Ophthalmology at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. Dr. Stewart is a vitreoretinal specialist whose expertise includes complex vitreoretinal surgery and the care of conditions such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ocular trauma, retinal detachment, retinal vascular diseases and uveitis.

Dr. Stewart earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School and completed residency in ophthalmology at UCSF and fellowship training in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at the Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California. In his research, Dr. Stewart studies diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, drug delivery to the eye and the permeability and biomechanics of eye tissues. He has authored over 70 peer-reviewed publications in ophthalmology as well as numerous book chapters. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists and the Retina Society.