John Hovanesian, MD

Scientific Advisory Board

John Hovanesian MD Cloudbreak Therapeutics Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. John Hovanesian is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a faculty member at the UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute. He is an internationally recognized leader in the fields of corneal, cataract, refractive and laser surgery.

Dr. Hovanesian received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his fellowship in ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA. He is currently a clinician at Harvard Eye Associates and a clinical faculty at UCLA.

Dr. Hovanesian is widely regarded as the leader in pterygium disease treatment. He is the editor of the textbook “Pterygium Techniques and Technology for Surgical Success” and lead author of 2017 Pterygium “White Paper”. He is the chairman of American Academy of Ophthalmology, Anterior Segment and an editorial board member for five other ophthalmology journals. He has been honored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery for his contributions to the field.

Dr. Hovanesian is also the Principal Investigator for over 16 ophthalmology clinical trials and the member of over 20 scientific and medical advisory boards.