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Jacob Reznik, MD

Dr. Jacob Reznik

All-Laser Cataract Surgery, Refractive Surgery, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Jacob Reznik, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist and refractive surgeon specializing is modern, all laser cataract and refractive surgery. In addition, he is director of ambulatory surgery at Southern California Eye Institute (SCEI) located at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, a nationally recognized acute care facility providing compassionate support for Hollywood and its surrounding communities since 1924.

Jacob Reznik is a third generation physician and second generation ophthalmologist. Specializing as a cataract surgeon with more than 12,000 procedures completed to date, Jacob Reznik has contributed to multiple scientific studies including safety of modern refractive surgery, treatment of ocular infections and age-related macular degeneration. He has several scientific articles published in peer reviewed journals including Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Journal of Refractive Surgery and Expert Review Ophthalmology. He has presented his research findings at global and domestic conferences such as the International Congress of Genetics, American Academy of Ophthalmology National Meeting and the Wilmer Research Association.

Jacob Reznik is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Cornea Society and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He has received numerous honors and awards including a full Regents Scholarship from University of California, Irvine, to attend medical school and a research grant from the Burns and Allen Research Institute at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

A native of Russia, Jacob Reznik moved at an early age to Southern California. Jacob Reznik received his medical degree from University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. He then completed his internship in internal medicine at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California. He moved on to complete his residency in ophthalmology at the internationally renowned Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore. After residency, Jacob Reznik received additional sub-specialty training in refractive surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. While at Johns Hopkins, he renewed his dedication to volunteer work and giving back to the community by organizing community ocular disease screening events for local underserved communities.




«Fantastic doctor and staff! Highly recommended!»
«Always on time. Never rushes patient and listens. Great at his profession. Would recommend Dr. Reznik. He performed cataract surgery on both eyes and it was very successful.»
«Dr. Reznik is an extremely gifted surgeon. Having him perform my LASIK was the best decision I ever made.»
«I can see clearly again! Dr. Reznik removed cataracts from both eyes and it has changed my life!»
«Dr. Reznik is the best! After my LASIK surgery everything changed! Making it through the day without corrective lenses is fantastic.»
«Dr. Reznik is one of the most knowledgeable doctors I've ever had! He has taught me so much about my eyes.»
«My New Year's resolution this year was to see 2020 all day long. Now I can! Thank you, Dr. Reznik! 2020 in 2020!»
«Dr. Reznik is a rock star! He treated my glaucoma and cataract with a single procedure. You're the best!»
«Very happy to have met Dr. Reznik! Thank you for saving my vision!»
«The entire team went above and beyond my expectations. Thank you for such a pleasant experience.»


  • Development of unilateral corneal ectasia after PRK with ipsilateral preoperative forme fruste keratoconus.
    Reznik, J., Salz, J. J., Klimava, A.
  • Dynamic morphology of sutureless cataract wounds--effect of incision angle and location.
    Taban, M., Rao, B., Reznik, J., Zhang, J., Chen, Z., McDonnell, P. J.
  • Alu DNA polymorphism in ACE gene is protective for age-related macular degeneration.
    Hamdi, H. K., Reznik, J., Castellon, R., Atilano, S. R., Ong, J. M., Udar, N., Tavis, J. H., Aoki, A. M., Nesburn, A. B., Boyer, D. S., Small, K. W., Brown, D. J., Kenney, M. C.
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