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Meet Dr. Faktorovich : Curriculum Vitae

Current Position Director, Pacific Vision Institute

Pacific Vision Institute
One Daniel Burnham Court
San Francisco, CA 94109
Telephone: (415) 922-9500
Fax: (415) 922-9568

E-mail: faktorovich@pacificvision.org


Undergraduate Bachelor of Arts, with Honors
Genetics; University of California, Berkeley, CA
1985 - 1987
Honors Thesis: "Mutagenesis and the study of attTn7 - a specific target in Tn7 transposition"
Medical School Doctor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco, CA
Laboratory - Dr. Matthew LaVail
Departments of Ophthalmology and Anatomy
1988 - 1992
Internship Department of Medicine
California Pacific Medical Center,
San Francisco, CA,
1992 - 1993
Residency Department of Ophthalmology
University of California, San Francisco, CA
1993 - 1996
Fellowship Refractive Surgery, Cornea, and External Diseases
Jules Stein Eye Institute
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1996 - 1998

Peer Review Activities

  • Reviewer, American Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Reviewer, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Reviewer, Journal of Refractive Surgery
  • Editorial Board, San Francisco Medicine Journal of San Francisco Medical Society
  • Editorial Board, Ophthalmology Management

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • San Francisco Veteran Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Academic Appointments

  • San Francisco Veteran Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, CA


  • Forsight Labs, LLC, Menlo Park, CA

While some of us are lucky to have perfect vision throughout our lifetime, many are not. Impairments can be the result of problems in the way our eyes are built or in some cases, changes take place over time.

ABC News Anchor, Dr. Dean Edell reviews the exciting advances of IntraLASIK and sites Dr. Faktorovich as the first surgeon in San Francisco to perform this important procedure.

"WOW! What a wonderful experience. From the initial consultation through the completion of surgery..."

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