Negin Agange, MD, MBA
UC Los Angeles
Stein Eye and Doheny Eye Institute
Los Angeles, CA
University of Texas
Health Sciences Center
San Antonio, TX
Oakland Medical Center
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Medical Retina & Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
Dr. Negin Agange is an ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery and the diagnosis and treatment of retinal conditions like diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and vein occlusions. Dr. Agange completed undergraduate and masters level coursework at the University of California San Diego. She attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine, where she also completed MBA coursework. Dr. Agange believes in access to healthcare and worked with administration and fellow medical, nursing, and faculty staff to create the first student run clinic for underserved patients. After medical school, she completed a preliminary medicine internship at Kaiser Oakland. She then went on to complete her residency training at University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio where she was selected by faculty and her fellow residents as chief resident and resident of the year, 2015.
During residency training, her research focused on novel drug delivery mechanisms using laser pulse to release drugs from large carrier molecules. She was recognized for her research by the Texas Medical Association and was awarded the Barry Uhr MD, 1st prize in resident research, the Mary Bass Boenker Scholar Award for Excellence in research, and the 35th Annual Alamo City Ophthalmology clinical conference first place in research.
After completing her residency training, Dr. Agange went on to pursue fellowship training as the Rosalind Alcott Fellow in Medical Retina at the prestigious UCLA Jules Stein/Doheny Eye institute. Dr. Agange is a well-rounded clinician, researcher, and educator having published multiple peer reviewed articles, and participated in the training of medical students, and ophthalmology residents. Dr. Agange is fluent in medical Spanish and conversational Farsi. She is a dedicated wife, daughter and sister, and is enjoying her new role as mom to her newborn son. She is committed to her patients and helping them maintain healthy vision.