Anna Kesler-Diaz, M.D.
General Ophthalmology, Glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, Cataract Surgery
Graduate, University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts in Molecular and Cell Biology, June 1997
M.D., University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, June 2003
Internship, Preliminary Internal Medicine, University of California, Irvine, June 2004
Residency, Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine 2007
Fellowship, Glaucoma, University of California, Irvine 2008
Professional Certifications and Memberships
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
Fellow, American Board of Ophthalmology
Member, Orange County Society of Ophthalmology, California Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Glaucoma Society
Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute; Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital
Research Publications & Presentations
Corneal Response to Femtosecond Laser Disruption in Rabbit N. Morishige, A. Kesler-Diaz, A. J. Wahlert, R. Kurtz, T. Juhasz, M. Sarayba, J.V. Jester. Experimental Eye Research, Volume 86, Issue 5: 835-843
Fluoroquinolone Therapy in Mycobacterium chelonae Keratitis After Lamellar Keratectomy Sarayba M.A., Shamie, N, Reiser BJ, Sweet, P.M., Taban M., Graff J.M., Kesler-Diaz A., Osann K.E., McDonnell P.J. J Cataract Refract Surg 1396-402
Ethnicity Delineates Different Genetic Pathways in Malignant Glioma Chen P., Aldape K., Wiencke J.K., Kesler-Diaz A., Takahashi M., Wrensch M. Cancer Research; 61(10): 3949-54
Association of an ERCC1 Polymorphism with Adult-onset Glioma Chen P., Wiencke J.K., Aldape K., Kesler-Diaz A., Miike R., Kelsey K., Lee M., Liu J., Wrensch M. Cancer Epidemiologic Biomarkers Prevention: 843-847
Population-based Study of p53 Mutations in Malignant Glioma Chen P., Kesler-Diaz A., Aldape K., Miike R., Wiencke J.K. Poster. Neuro-Oncological Conference, San Francisco,CA
Risk Factor for Human Glioma With and Without Gene Amplification Chen P., Kesler-Diaz A., Aldape K., Miike R., Wiencke J.K. Abstract. Thirteenth International Conference on Brain Tumor Research and Therapy. Sapporo, Japan
Dr. Kesler-Diaz has received advanced fellowship training in diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma. She is experienced to perform minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. Dr. Kesler-Diaz is a highly skilled physician and surgeon with particular interest and expertise in the complex cataract and glaucoma surgery.
"I feel extremely privileged to have been given an opportunity of receiving training with world renowned surgeons and clinicians. I am very happy to share my expertise with a new generation of eye surgeons. I feel very fortunate to have joined South Coast Eye Care, and work with colleagues who share my views on providing high quality of care with high ethical standards. I enjoy long-term relationships that develop between my patients and me. I am a perfectionist and I strive for excellence in the care of my patients. I also believe that the best outcomes are reached by educating my patients on their disease."