Our Doctors

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Last updated 4/19/2021
Let our caring, world-class experts maximize your vision potential

 

The Assil Gaur Eye Institute is globally recognized for their legacy of caring for patients with the deepest levels of respect, continuously pioneering advanced in technology, and innovating a culture of collaboration and heart within the community, its team members, and the industry.

  • Dr. Kerry Assil

    Dr. Kerry Assil

    Medical Director & CEO, Refractive and Cataract Surgeon

    Dr. Assil's patients talk about their quality of care

    One of the world's foremost experts in eye surgery, Dr. Assil continues to make significant advances in his field with numerous inventions and introductions of state-of-the-art technology.

    Loved everyone and now I can see
    Randi G.
    Gather Up Assil Eye Institute Patient Reviews
    5.0
  • Dr. Avneet K. Sodhi Gaur)

    Dr. Avneet K. Sodhi Gaur

    Director of Glaucoma Service, Refractive and Cataract Surgeon, Aesthetics

    Dr. Gaur's patients talk about their quality of care

    Dr. Avneet K. Sodhi Gaur is a Board-Certified, Fellowship trained Cataract and Glaucoma Specialist, with training and experience developed at nationally renowned ophthalmic institutions, including Tufts Medical Center/New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston-Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary.

    My doctor could not have summarized any better at my last visit about the overall condition of my eyes and the plans for future treatment.
    Robert D.
    Gather Up Assil Eye Institute Patient Reviews
    5.0
  • Dr. Svetlana Pilyugina

    Dr. Svetlana Pilyugina

    Director of Retinal Division, Vitreo-Retinal Surgery

    Dr. P's patients talk about their quality of care

    Fellowship trained Retina Specialist, Dr. Svetlana Pilyugina provides the highest level of retinal care in both Beverly Hills and Santa Monica. Dr. Svetlana Pilyugina is fluent in English, Spanish, and Russian and is known in the office as "Dr. P" by patients and our staff. She is board-certified and has exceptional credentials.

    Everyone is very friendly competent and super professional.
    Christine S.
    Gather Up Assil Eye Institute Patient Reviews
    5.0
  • Ophthalmologist Dr. Adeleh Yarmohammadi

    Dr. Adeleh Yarmohammadi

    Oculoplastics Director, Anterior Segment and Glaucoma Surgeon

     

    Dr. Adeleh Yarmohammadi (known as "Dr. Adele" by patients and our staff) is a California-trained ophthalmologist and board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She offers a variety of anterior segment surgeries, including cataract, glaucoma, LASIK, and facial aesthetic procedures.

  • Dr. Rafi ISrael

    Dr. Rafi Israel

    Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastic Surgeon

     

    Dr. Rafi Israel is a Board-Certified, Fellowship trained Ophthalmologist and the director of Oculoplastics at Assil Gaur Eye Institute.

  • Dr. John May

    Dr. John May

    Comprehensive Eye Care, Pre/Post Operative Surgical Care

    Dr. May's patients talk about their quality of care

    Dr. May is an optometrist who has worked at the Assil Gaur Eye Institute for over a dozen years . He provides a broad range of care for patients including pre and post-surgical management, comprehensive eye exams, urgent care as well as dry eye consultation and therapy. 

     

    He also has assisted with numerous FDA supervised clinical trials and continuing education events.

    You guys are awesome and I trust you with my eyes.
    Ahmad E.
    Gather Up Assil Eye Institute Patient Reviews
    5.0
  • Dr. Lindsay Harris

    Dr. Lindsay Harris

    Comprehensive Eye Care, Pre/Post Operative Surgical Care

    Dr. Harris's patients talk about their quality of care

    Dr. Harris provides comprehensive eye care examinations, treatment, and management of ocular diseases, as well as pre and post operative care for cataracts, LASIK, and corneal transplants.

     

    She specifically works with Dr. Assil in preparing pre-surgical plans for all of his intraocular lens procedures.

    The staff are very friendly and at same time very professional.
    URI P.
    Gather Up Assil Eye Institute Patient Reviews
    5.0
  • Dr. Sahar Zokaeim, Assil Eye Institute

    Dr. Sahar Zokaeim

    Comprehensive Eye Care, Pre/Post Operative Surgical Care

     

    Dr. Zokaeim specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of general eye disease, as well as preoperative management of cataract & refractive surgery procedures.

     

    Dr. Z participates as a volunteer for OneSight and Angels for Sight, providing eye care for underprivileged populations. 

  • Optometrist Dr. Natalie Sarukhanian

    Dr. Natalie Sarukhanian

    Comprehensive Eye Care, Pre/Post Operative Surgical Care

     

    Dr. Natalie Sarukhanian is a Los Angeles-trained eye care specialist dedicating her time and expertise to improving the vision of all patients.

  • Jessica Morales
     

    Certified hypnotherapist Jessica Morales guides doctors and patients at the Assil Gaur Eye Institute in their quest for a peaceful mind. She joins Dr. Kerry Assil, who holds a degree in Spiritual Psychology, which is the study of physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.

  • AEI Educational Team
     

    The AGEI Education Team is led by Dr. Kerry Assil, Dr. Avneet K. Sodhi Gaur, Dr. Svetlana Pilyugina, and Dr. Adeleh Yarmohammadi.

     

    The team reviews all content published on this website, its blog and AGEI's in-clinic patient materials. They also review all contributing writers’ content for medical and technical accuracy.

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    very sweet doctor took the time answered all my questions
    Karina D.
  • GatherUp
    Very patient and listen to what I was explaining about my eyes.
    Help me overcome my fears for surgery.
    Michelle T.
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    Very professional and knowledgeable.
    Robert F.
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    I am so thankfula nd happy with Dr Adele services and would definitely see her again
    Sarvenaz M.
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    Very professional.
    Glen F.
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    Dr Adele has to be the most professional, compassionate, and patient doctor I have ever meet. She takes the time to thoroughly ...
    Patricia S.
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    I think you have great Doctors and incredible staff members. I have been a patient for over 25 years and think everyone I have ...
    Thomas M.
  • Google
    I love coming to this office. Everyone is very friendly, they are respectful of my time, they rarely keep me waiting and most ...
    Patti M.
  • GatherUp
    It was a great experience and would recommend to anyone looking for eye care.
    John L.
  • GatherUp
    Dr Adeleh is a wonderful caring doctor. She has patience, compassion and great skills. I will recommend her to all my friends.
    Wilbur M.
  • Google
    Dr. Assil is my hero! He saved me after complications from a Lasik procedure in which one of my eyes developed "epithelial ingr...
    Oliver S.
  • GatherUp
    If you have any eye issues there is only one place you need to go and that is the Assil Gaur Eye Institute. Dr.Kerry Assil has ...
    Richard A.
2282 Total 1st Party Reviews
4.9 out of 5 Stars

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