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Dr. Jafri CV



January 2004 – Present

  • Assistant Professor of Opthalmology
    Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA 100 Stein Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90095.
  • Eye Physician & Surgeon, Specialist in Cornea,
    External Disease and Refractive Surgery 10921 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1205 Los Angeles, CA 90024
  • Attending Physician & Ophthalmologist
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center 8700 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048.
  • Attending Physician & Ophthalmologist
    Torrance Memorial Medical Center 3440 Lomita Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503.


July 2002-June 2003

Cornea/External Disease & Refractive Surgery Emory Eye Center Emory University School of Medicine 1365 B Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322.


July 1999-June 2002

Jules Stein Eye Institute
University of California, Los Angeles
100 Stein Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095.


June 1998-June 1999

UCLA Department of Internal Medicine
West Los Angeles VA Medical Center
11301 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90073.


Medical School

  • Degree earned: M.D.
    September 1994-May 1998
    University of Oklahoma College of Medicine 940 S. L. Young Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK 73104.

Graduate School

  • Degree earned: M.S. in Biological Chemistry
    September 1993-August 1994
    Dept. of Biological Chemistry, U.C.L.A. Los Angeles, CA 90095.


  • Degree earned: B.S. in Chemistry Graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa
    January 1991-May 1993
    Dept. of Chemistry, University of Oklahoma Norman, OK 73019.


California Physician & Surgeon License #A71947

DEA Certificate #BJ6982816


Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology.


  • Eye Birth Defects Foundation- Humanitarian Award for Surgical Mission to Amman, Jordan, for Iraqi children- 2007
  • Alpha Omega Alpha 1997
  • Finalist for Vernino-Vannatta for Clinical Excellence, 1996
  • Excellence in Research Award (Alpha Omega Alpha), 1995
  • McGraw-Hill Award for Outstanding Medical Student, 1995
  • President’s Medal for 4.0 G.P.A., 1993
  • President’s Honor Roll (six semesters), 1991-1993
  • Dean’s Honor Roll (six semesters) 1991-1993
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1992
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, 1992
  • Outstanding Senior, Golden Key National Honor Society, 1992
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon Honorary Chemical Society, 1991
  • Honors Students Association, University of Oklahoma, 1991-1993


Mold JW, Hamm RM, Jafri B. The Effect of Labeling on Perceived Ability to Recover from Acute Illnesses and Injuries. J Fam Pract 49 (5): 437-440, May 2000.

Jafri B, Lichter H, Stulting RD. Asymmetric Keratoconus Attributed to Eye Rubbing. Cornea (6): 560-4, August 2004.

Russell G, Jafri B, Lichter H, Waring GO. Late Onset Decreased vision in a Steroid Responder after LASIK Associated with Interface Fluid. J Refractive Surgery 20 (1): 91-2, Jan-Feb 2004.

Jafri B, Li X, Yang H, Rabinowitz YS. Higher order wavefront aberrations and topography in early and suspected keratoconus.J Refract Surgery  23 (8): 774-81, Oct. 2007.

Lichter H, Jafri B, Edelhauser HE, Song CD. Successfully Treated Paecilomyces Keratitis. Archives of Ophthalmology. Accepted for publication.


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • California Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery


Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – A Randomized, Investigator Blinded, Active-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of 6-Week Treatment with XXXX Versus 6-Week Treatment with XXXX in Children with Tinea Capitis.

Otsuka Maryland Research Institute, Inc. – XXXX Ophthalmic Suspension in the Treatment of Dry Eye: A Multicenter, Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Masked, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, 52-Week Study.

Bausch & Lomb Incorporated – A Study to Evaluate the Clinical and Microbial Efficacy of XXXX Compared to Vehicle in the Treatment of Bacterial Conjunctivitis.