David Granet is the Anne F. Ratner Professor of Ophthalmology & Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego and is the Director of the UCSD/Abraham Ratner Children’s Eye Center at the Shiley Eye Institute. A graduate of the Yale University School of Medicine where he served as President of his class; Residency trained at New York University (NYU) followed by his fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania Sheie Eye Institute.
Dr. Granet is the co-Founder and co-Director of the World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus. He is the founder and director of the International PediatricOphthalmology Internet discussion group. He is the immediate Past Chair of the Executive Committee for the Section of Ophthalmology for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The author of over 120 articles and book chapters Dr. Granet also is the co-editor of the new AAP book, “Challenging Cases in Pediatric Ophthalmology”.
His research has included the development of new approaches for strabismus surgery including delayed adjustable sutures, the approach to scarring, small deviations, Graves Disease and more. He has developed new methods for vision screening, studied the role vision plays in learning along with other new creative ideas.
Dr. Granet has received the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the Senior Honor Award from the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS). He is the director of an approved American Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Fellowship and has trained many international specialists from countries like India, the Phillipines, Egypt, Israel and Brazil. In addition to his research, teaching and clinical practice, Dr. Granet hosts the Emmy awardwinning medical television show “Health Matters”. He resides in San Diego with his wife, Lisa, his three children, Elijah, Isaiah and Ezra along with their dogs, Deli & Messie.
He has been voted into both Top Doctors and Best Doctors of America and into the first edition of the US News and World report, Best Doctors in the US including “Best of the Best” (top 1%)