DoctorsArlanna N. Moshfeghi, MD, MPH

Arlanna N. Moshfeghi, MD, MPH

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Assistant Dean for Faculty Diversity at USC

Department: Ophthalmology

Clinical Specialty: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Treatment Expertise: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus (“Crossed Eyes”), Amblyopia (“Lazy Eye”), Esotropia (Eye Turning In), Exotropia (Eye Turning Out), Diplopia (Double Vision)

Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology

Language: English, Basic Spanish

Location: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Biography and Education

Biography

Arlanna N. Moshfeghi, MD, MPH, graduated from Louisiana State University-New Orleans with a medical degree and a residency in ophthalmology at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Centers in New York. Dr. Moshfeghi further subspecialized, becoming fellowship trained in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at the renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Arlanna Moshfeghi is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at CHLA/USC whose clinical efforts focus on pediatric ophthalmology, amblyopia, adult and pediatric strabismus, and diplopia. She focuses on improving health care and educational opportunities for those with disparate access. At USC, she serves as assistant dean for faculty diversity – working on developing faculty recruitment and retention strategies that further ensure equal opportunity.

Education

  • MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • MPH, Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Internship

  • North Shore University Hospital – Long Island Jewish Health System, Manhasset, NY

Residency

  • St. Vincent’s-Catholic Medical Centers – New York Medical College, Flushing, NY

Fellowship

  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/University of Miami, Miami, FL – Pediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus

Accomplishments

Professional society memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2002 – present
  • Florida Medical Association, 2005 – present
  • Florida Ophthalmology Society, 2005 – present
  • American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 2005 – present
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009 – present

Awards

  • Rhodes Scholar State Nominee, University of New Orleans, 1995
  • Howard Hughes Clinical Internship, University of New Orleans, 1996
  • Biological Sciences Achievement Award, University of New Orleans, 1996
  • Sandoz Summer Research Scholarship, University of New Orleans, 1996
  • Medical Student Cultural Diversity Award, LSU School of Medicine, 1996-2001
  • National Institute of Health/National Cancer Institute Fellowship, LSU School of Medicine, 1997
  • NIH Tuberculosis Research Award, LSU School of Medicine, 1998
  • Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans Award, LSU School of Medicine, 1998
  • Malcolm Weiner Institute of Society Policy Seminar, Harvard University, 2000
  • Harvard University International Health Policy Internship (Cuba), Harvard University, 2000
  • William Randolph Hearst Scholarship (awarded, not accepted), Tulane University, 2000

Publications

  1. Bade A, Boas M, Gallaway M, Mitchell GL, Scheiman M, Kulp MT, et al. Relationship between clinical signs and symptoms of convergence insufficiency. Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry. 2013;90(9):988-95. Epub 2013/08/21. doi: 10.1097/opx.0000000000000012. PubMed PMID: 23958713; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc3929100.
  2. Borsting E, Mitchell GL, Kulp MT, Scheiman M, Amster DM, Cotter S, et al. Improvement in academic behaviors after successful treatment of convergence insufficiency. Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry. 2012;89(1):12-8. Epub 2011/11/15. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0b013e318238ffc3. PubMed PMID: 22080400; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc3261761.
  3. Barnhardt C, Cotter SA, Mitchell GL, Scheiman M, Kulp MT. Symptoms in children with convergence insufficiency: before and after treatment. Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry. 2012;89(10):1512-20. Epub 2012/08/28. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0b013e318269c8f9. PubMed PMID: 22922781; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc3461822.
  4. Scheiman M, Cotter S, Kulp MT, Mitchell GL, Cooper J, Gallaway M, et al. Treatment of accommodative dysfunction in children: results from a randomized clinical trial. Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry. 2011;88(11):1343-52. Epub 2011/08/30. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0b013e31822f4d7c. PubMed PMID: 21873922; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc3204163.
  5. Scheiman M, Kulp MT, Cotter S, Mitchell GL, Gallaway M, Boas M, et al. Vision therapy/orthoptics for symptomatic convergence insufficiency in children: treatment kinetics. Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry. 2010;87(8):593-603. Epub 2010/06/15. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0b013e3181e61bad. PubMed PMID: 20543758; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc2916019.
  6. Javey G, Moshfeghi AN, Moshfeghi AA. Management of ruptured retinal arterial macroaneurysm with intravitreal bevacizumab. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye. 2010;41(4):1-5. Epub 2011/07/06. PubMed PMID: 21728252.
  7. Rouse M, Borsting E, Mitchell GL, Kulp MT, Scheiman M, Amster D, et al. Academic behaviors in children with convergence insufficiency with and without parent-reported ADHD. Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry. 2009;86(10):1169-77. Epub 2009/09/11. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0b013e3181baad13. PubMed PMID: 19741558; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc2888729.
  8. Rouse M, Borsting E, Mitchell GL, Cotter SA, Kulp M, Scheiman M, et al. Validity of the convergence insufficiency symptom survey: a confirmatory study. Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry. 2009;86(4):357-63. Epub 2009/03/18. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0b013e3181989252. PubMed PMID: 19289977; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc2779473.
  9. Group CITTS. Long-term effectiveness of treatments for symptomatic convergence insufficiency in children. Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry. 2009;86(9):1096-103. Epub 2009/08/12. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0b013e3181b6210f. PubMed PMID: 19668097; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPmc2780441.