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David P. Bui, MD

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Dr. Bui is a board-certified Ophthalmologist since 2002. He obtained his Medical Doctorate Degree from UC San Francisco and completed his residency at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA.  He graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor Degree in Biochemistry and Art.  He currently is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the UCSF School of Medicine, where he teaches cataract and anterior segment surgery.  He has over 20 years of experience in cosmetic eyelid surgery.  He was also trained in Laser and Aesthetic Skin Therapy at the Harvard Medical School.  He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Complete Curriculum Vitae

Academic Position:
Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology
University of California, San Francisco


1988 – 1992    University of California, Davis

Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, Major:  Biochemistry, Minor: Art Studio

1992 – 1996    University of California, San Francisco
Medical Degree


1996 – 1997    Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Santa Clara
Internship in Internal Medicine


1997 – 2000    Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA
Residency in Ophthalmology


2013    The Harvard Medical School

             Completed course in Laser and Aesthetic Skin Therapy

Surgical Skills:

Complex cataract surgeries; multifocal and toric intraocular lens implantation
Complex anterior segment surgeries and secondary lens implantation
Cosmetic eyelid surgeries

Facial Aesthetic Laser Procedure

Botox Injection
Micro-incision glaucoma surgeries: canaloplasty, iStent, trabeculectomy 


2002    Diplomat, American Board of Ophthalmology

1997    Certification, California Medical Board


2001 – current: American Academy of Ophthalmology

2012 – current: California Medical Association

2012 – current: Alameda County Medical Association

Community Activities

2002 – 2008    Annual lecturer for health care providers and patients on diabetic eye disease:  prevention, treatment, and updates; Alameda Hospital, CA

2002 – 2008    Volunteer, screening eye exam for the annual health fair, Vietnamese-American Community; Oakland, CA

2008 – 2010    Advisory Board Member of Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay

Research and Publications:
Abstract presented at ARVO 2000, Geographic variation in surgical under-treatment of glaucoma in African Americans, D Bui, F Yu, A Coleman, Jules Stein Eye Institute / UCLA

Abstract presented at ARVO 1999, New approach to classifying subgroups of glaucomatous optic nerve phenotypes based on quantitative analysis with scanning laser ophthalmoscopy, D Bui, D Hoffman, J Caprioli, Jules Stein Eye Institute / UCLA

Abstract presented at OMIG 1995, Frequent recovery of fluoroquinolone-resistant and methicillin-resistant staphylococci following topical ciprofloxacin use.  DG Hwang, DP Bui, WG Hodge, SB Dang, and V Cevallos.  Dept of Ophthalmology, UCSF and F.I. Proctor Foundation

Abstract presented of ARVO 1995 Effect of ciprofloxacin concentration on mutational resistance rates in S. Aureus, DP Bui, SB Dang, DG Hwang, Dept of Ophthalmology, UCSF

Co-author, Chapter 16 – Pyrroloquinoline Quinone:  Effect on growth, reproduction, immune function, and extracellular matrix maturation in mice, F Steinberg, C Schmidt, J Kilgore, N Romero-Chapman, D Tran, D Bui, and R Rucker.  U.C. Davis Principal and Applications of Quinone Protein, Marcel Dekker Inc., 1992. P. 367-379. 

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