Dr. Alexander Knezevic

Meet Dr. Knezevic

Dr. Alexander Knezevic is a board-certified ophthalmologist who epitomizes the high standards at Macy Eye Center in Los Angeles, CA.

His training has taken him from Northwestern University to UC-Irvine and as far as India, so he can offer a wide perspective on eye health. 

His rich background in research, academics, and volunteer work allows him to provide the latest in vision care with a personal touch.

Dr. Knezevic’s Background

Alexander Knezevic was born in Toronto, Canada.  As the oldest son of immigrants from Serbia, his family moved to the Midwest when his father joined the faculty at the University of Nebraska. Dr. Knezevic earned his BS with Honors followed by his MD at the University of Nebraska. During medical school, he served on the College of Medicine Admissions Committee and was awarded the Nellie House Craven Scholarship to support his research interests. During his final year of medical school, Dr. Knezevic was welcomed as a visiting scholar at the Tilganga Eye Institute in Kathmandu, Nepal.

After graduation, Dr. Knezevic moved to Boston, Massachusetts to do a transitional year internship at Carney Hospital (a Tufts University affiliate). He went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, where he served as chief resident. During residency, he provided international eye care performing cataract surgery in Chandigarh, India.

 

He pursed further training and fellowship in Cornea, Anterior Segment, and Refractive Surgery with Dr. Sumit Garg and Dr. Marjan Farid at the University of California, Irvine. During his training, he acquired knowledge and skills in all aspects of corneal and anterior segment care including corneal transplantation (DMEK, DSEK, PKP) and scleral fixation of intraocular lenses in addition to traditional anterior segment surgeries.

Dr. Knezevic is an active member of numerous local, regional, and national organizations including the Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology, the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  He is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Knezevic pursues his passion for teaching with residents and medical students interested in ophthalmology. He holds appointments as a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at UCLA and Medical Staff at Cedars-Sinai. 

Dr. Knezevic is an avid reader and writer. He lives an active lifestyle, and enjoys all that Southern California has to offer including surfing, sailing, and spending time with friends and family. 

Dr. Knezevic has a strong passion for ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery. He is committed to providing our patients in the greater Los Angeles area with eye care of the highest quality. He joined Dr. Macy at the Macy Eye Center in 2021.

 Macy Eye Center & the Evolution of Eye Care

Dr. Knezevic continues our eye center’s emphasis on excellence and research, which keeps the practice at the leading edge of vision care in greater Los Angeles.

In addition to being board-certified, Dr. Knezevic participates in the ABO’s Continuing Certification program, which keeps his skills current while maintaining high standards for patient care in ophthalmology.

Our office regularly participates in clinical trials for eye disease research. Dr. Macy, the founder of the practice, is a principal investigator in a variety of research studies that involve both new and existing medications. He is a recognized expert in laser surgery and a clinical professor of ophthalmology at both the University of Southern California and the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Macy and Dr. Knezevic
Jonathan Isaac Macy, MD

Macy Eye Center

Dr. Jonathan Isaac Macy is considered a leader in laser cataract surgery and LASIK. A clinical professor of ophthalmology at both USC and UCLA, Dr. Macy provides his extensive expertise to patients in the greater Los Angeles, CA, area. He is affiliated with professional organizations, including:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • American Healthcare Professionals and Friends For Medicine in Israel

To schedule an appointment with our ophthalmologist, contact us online or call (310) 657-2777.

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