Ophthalmologist- Cornea & External Disease
Nicole M. Fuerst, MD, a Los Angeles native, is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in corneal disease, cataracts, and refractive surgery. Dr. Fuerst takes a patient-centered approach to care, treating each patient like a member of the family.
Dr. Fuerst completed medical school at the prestigious Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She then completed her ophthalmology residency at the Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, where she received multiple teaching awards. She continued her training at the renowned Duke Eye Center in Durham, North Carolina. While at the Duke Eye Center, Dr. Fuerst completed a two-year clinical and research fellowship in cornea and external disease, where she learned and performed the latest techniques in corneal, cataract, and refractive surgery
Committed to her profession, Dr. Fuerst has published many peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.She has also been awarded for her research presentations on a variety of topics in the field of ophthalmology.
When she is not working, Dr. Fuerst enjoys travelling, running, and spending time with family and friends.