Julio Echegoyen, M.D.

Dr. Julio Echegoyen is a board certified ophthalmologist. Dr. Echegoyen joins us as a Cataract Corneal and Anterior Segment Physician and Surgeon. Dr. Echegoyen specializes in anterior segment surgery, cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants, complex cataract surgery, glaucoma management, corneal diseases and treatment, pterygium procedures, and an array of general ophthalmology procedures. Dr. Echegoyen attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine. He completed his internship at the University of California Irvine Medical Center and residency in ophthalmology at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, UC Irvine. Dr. Echegoyen was a Fellow in corneal, external disease and refractive surgery at UC San Diego. He further received his PhD in Biological Sciences in 2008 and University of California, Irvine.

Dr. Echegoyen is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataracts and Refractive Surgeons. He’s a member of the Latino Medical Student association and has been involved with several research projects, journal articles and book chapters. The doctors and staff are excited to welcome Dr. Echegoyen to our practice.