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Dr. George Papastergiou

Proudly Serving San Diego, Chula Vista, El Centro & Nearby Areas of California

Dr. George PapastergiouGeorge Papastergiou M.D., Ph.D.

Board Certified Ophthalmologist

Fellowship trained in diseases and surgery of the Retina, Vitreous and Macula

U.S. World News Top Doctor, Castle Connolly

Dr. Papastergiou is a prolific researcher, has published numerous clinical articles and currently reviews for major Ophthalmology journals such as Journal of Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology,Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and European Journal of Ophthalmology. In addition, he has been selected as the principal investigator in National research studies on macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

After graduating magna cum laude from the University of Rome he continued his post graduate training and earned his Ph.D. from the Medical School of DUTH. Hethen completed his internship at the University of Pennsylvania, his residency at the Medical College of Georgia, a vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at the Piedmont Hospital of Atlanta, and an Ophthalmology Research Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute. He has been in private practice for almost ten years and has practiced in his native Greece, Atlanta GA and Honolulu HI.DrPapastergiou’s memberships include among others the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retinal Surgeons. He is affiliated with the Sharp Memorial hospital and the Scripps Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Papastergiou has been voted by his peers, both within his specialty and outside, as one of San Diego County's Top Doctors by San Diego County Medical Society for 2016

California Retina Associates


Chula Vista Office
835 Third Avenue, Suite A
Chula Vista, CA 91911
619-425-7755

El Centro Office
1452 South La Brucherie, Suite A
El Centro, CA 92243
760-352-7755