Adam Martidis, M.D.

Adam Martidis, M.D.Adam Martidis, M.D. earned his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh. Following graduation, he completed a residency at Indiana University where he served as chief resident in his final year. During his residency, he earned the Grayson Leadership Award, an honor given to only three prior graduating residents in the history of the training program. He was also awarded a vitreoretinal fellowship at the New England Eye Center in Boston. Upon completion of this two-year fellowship, he accepted an academic position at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, an internationally recognized eye institution. Here, Dr. Martidis trained numerous residents and retina fellows in surgical and medical retinal diseases in one of the largest and most highly regarded programs in the nation. He has participated in multiple research studies, including personal projects and national clinical trials.

Dr. Martidis is a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. His Professional Memberships include:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retinal Specialists
  • Retina Society

Dr. Martidis is a pioneer in managing macular edema using an injection of corticosteroid medication into the vitreous cavity. He published the first article on the use of this technique in the management of diabetic macular edema as a complication of diabetic retinopathy. He also has several other publications involving the application of this procedure in various retinal conditions including:

  • Chieh JJ, Roth DB, Liu M, Belmont J, Nelson M, Regillo C, Martidis A. Intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide for diabetic macular edema. Retina. 2005 Oct;25(7):828-34.
  • Weichel ED. Martidis A, Fineman MS, McNamara JA, Park CH, Vander JF, Ho AC, Brown GC. Pars plana vitrectomy versus combined pars plana vitrectomy-scleral buckle for primary repair of pseudophakic retinal detachment. Ophthalmology. 2006 Nov;113(11):2033-40.
  • Martidis A, Duker JS, Greenberg PB, Rogers AH, Puliafito CA, Reichel E, Baumal C. Intravitreal triamcinolone for refractory diabetic macular edema. Ophthalmology 2002 May;109(5):920-7.

Honors & Awards:

  • Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Award for Excellence in Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Distinguished Scholar; NJ Dept. of Higher Education

Dr. Martidis Is Affiliated With The Following Hospitals:

  • Community Memorial Hospital
  • Ventura County Hospital

In his spare time, Dr. Martidis enjoys playing guitar and spending time with his wife and three children.


Benica Eyvazzadeh, O.D.

Benica Eyvazzadeh, O.D.Benica Eyvazzadeh, O.D. earned her Doctor of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois, in 1993, after receiving a B.S. in Visual Sciences there and a B.A. in General Biology from California State University at Northridge. She is board-certified by the National Board of Optometry, California Board of Optometry and the Illinois Board of Optometry. She also has certification in the treatment and management of ocular diseases and in therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPA).

Dr. Eyvazzadeh's professional memberships include:

  • Tri-County Optometric Society
  • President, 1999-2000
  • Young Optometrist of the Year, 1999
  • President-Elect, 1998-1999
  • Vice President, 1997-1998
  • American Optometric Association
  • California Optometric Association

Dr. Eyvazzadeh is fluent in English, French, Assyrian and Farsi.