Alexander B. Dillon, M.D., M.B.A

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Undergraduate School Princeton University, Princeton, NJ Medical School New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Ophthalmology Residency Weill-Cornell/New York Presbyterian, New York, NY Retina Fellowship UCLA/Jules Stein Eye Institute (JSEI), Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Alexander B. Dillon, M.D., M.B.A., is a highly accomplished professional with a diverse background and extensive medical expertise. Born and raised in the Bay Area, he has pursued a remarkable educational and career journey. Here’s an overview of his impressive academic and professional achievements:

Undergraduate Education at Princeton University Dr. Dillon earned his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University, located in Princeton, NJ. During his undergraduate years, he excelled not only academically but also athletically. He was a member of the 2009 Men’s Varsity Lightweight Crew, a team that achieved national and international success.

Medical School at New York University School of Medicine His pursuit of medical knowledge led him to New York City, where he attended the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. There, he successfully completed his medical degree, equipping him with the knowledge and skills needed to embark on a medical career.

M.B.A. from NYU Stern School of Business Dr. Dillon’s commitment to excellence extended beyond medicine. He concurrently pursued a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the NYU Stern School of Business. This dual education reflects his dedication to combining medical expertise with a deep understanding of healthcare management and business principles.

Ophthalmology Residency at Weill Cornell/New York Presbyterian To specialize in ophthalmology, Dr. Dillon completed his residency at Weill Cornell New York Presbyterian Medical Center, located in New York, NY. Throughout his residency, he demonstrated a strong commitment to providing healthcare to underserved communities by volunteering his time and expertise at pro-bono eye screening events in New York City.

Retina Fellowship at UCLA/Jules Stein Eye Institute (JSEI) Dr. Dillon’s pursuit of excellence led him to UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute in Los Angeles, CA, where he completed a two-year vitreoretinal surgery fellowship. During this time, he had the privilege of learning from world-class mentors, and his dedication earned him recognition as the John and Theiline McCone Fellow in 2021-2022. He also played a pivotal role in educating and mentoring residents and medical students, as well as contributing to various clinical trials and quality improvement projects.

Board Certification and Professional Memberships Dr. Dillon is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and maintains active memberships in prestigious organizations such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. His commitment to advancing the field is evident in his numerous peer-reviewed research articles and presentations at national meetings.

Passion for Nature and Outdoor Activities Outside of his medical career, Dr. Dillon is a passionate nature enthusiast with a particular interest in conservation. He enjoys outdoor activities such as cycling, tennis, surfing, and scuba diving.

Dr. Alexander B. Dillon’s return to the Bay Area and his affiliation with East Bay Retina Consultants reflect his dedication to providing excellent and compassionate care to the community. His commitment to treating patients like family, combined with his passion for teaching and clinical research, underscores his contribution to advancing the field of ophthalmology.

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