DR. JEFFREY JOSEPH'S BIOGRAPHY
Dr. Jeffrey Joseph, MD, is a member of limited group of board certified ophthalmologists with additional subspecialty training in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery, also known as oculoplastic surgery. Dr. Joseph focuses on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, the surrounding facial structures, the lacrimal or tear drainage system, and the orbit or “eye socket”. Dr. Joseph’s training has given him a unique ability to care for the delicate area around the eyes while protecting and potentially improving the health of the eyes and vision.
Dr. Jeffrey Joseph, MD is a native of Southern California. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of California, San Diego, majoring in Biology. Dr. Joseph then attended Boston University School of Medicine, where he excelled academically and clinically, and as a result, was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor society- the most esteemed honor society in medical education.
Dr. Joseph completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at New York University as well as the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. He was selected to the position of Chief Resident prior to completing his training. Dr. Joseph then returned to Southern California to complete a two-year sub-specialized multidisciplinary fellowship program in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of California, Irvine and The Gavin Herbert Eye Center. During this intensive two year program, he received extensive training in aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries involving all aspects of the eyes and face.
Dr. Joseph continues to publish and lecture – sharing his expertise – on various topics in the field of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. Notably, Dr. Joseph currently maintains an academic appointment and serves as an assistant professor at UC Irvine and The Gavin Herbert Eye Institute where he has the privilege of teaching residents and fellows. He also serves as an attending physician at the Long Beach VA Hospital, helping to fulfill the oculoplastic and reconstructive needs of our veterans.
As a native of Southern California, Dr. Joseph is thrilled to have the opportunity to live and work in beautiful Orange County with his wife and three young daughters. He loves spending time with his family as well as being active in community activities.
LECTURES AND COURSES
Dr. Joseph lectures to other physicians and eye specialists sharing his expertise.