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Ryan Smith, MD

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
    (Board Certified)
Primary Address | Office Details
Pacific Eye Institute- Apple Valley
15099 Kamana Road
Apple Valley, CA 92307

Phone: (800) 345-8979

Fax: (909) 949-3967

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Providence Affiliated Physicians, St. Mary
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  • Meet The Provider
    After his residency in Ophthalmology at Stanford University, Dr. Smith was recognized as one of the top 10 residents in the country by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He then completed a fellowship in Cornea, External Disease, Refractive Surgery, and Complicated Anterior Segment Surgery at the University of California-Irvine. Dr. Smith is excited to provide state-of-the-art cataract surgery including implants that give you both near and far vision, advanced full thickness and partial thickness cornea transplants surgeries (DMEK, DSAEK, PKP), and LASIK surgery to the Inland Empire, utilizing cutting-edge technology to deliver the best possible results while always treating patients like family. Dr. Smith also believes in making a positive impact globally as well as in his community. He has completed mission trips to Belize and Nepal with the Stanford Belize Kids program and the Himalayan Cataract Project, the latter a nonprofit organization that has revolutionized the way ophthalmology is practiced in the developing world. He is motivated to pass along his knowledge to the next generation, a passion he pursues by teaching residents and medical students. He holds an appointment as an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at UC-Irvine (go Anteaters!) and has published articles in prominent peer-reviewed publications including co-authoring a textbook to teach residents cataract surgery. He has also presented numerous papers at international meetings. Dr. Smith loves exploring Southern California in all its splendor. He enjoys playing tennis, paddle boarding, hiking, learning to surf, skiing, and gardening. Read More
    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      (Board Certified)
    Other Specialties Associations
    Board Certifications

    American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology

    Education & Training
    • Fellowship
      UCI Medical Center - 2020
    • Medical School
      Jefferson Medical College - 2015
    • Residency
      Stanford Univ Hospital - 2019
    • Internship
      University Of Utah School Of Medicine - 2016
  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    • Insurance Plan

    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA Medicare Advantage
    • Cigna HMO
    • Health Net HMO
    • Health Net Medicare Advantage
    • Providence Medicare Advantage
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • Primary Location

Pacific Eye Institute- Apple Valley