Christopher I. Zoumalan, MD

Ophthalmology, Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery

Christopher I. Zoumalan, MD is a member of the Sinus Center at Cedars-Sinai.  

Dr. Zoumalan’s clinical focus is on aesthetic and reconstructive oculoplastic surgery and orbital Surgery.

His research interests includes the latest in oculoplastic surgical techniques in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, evaluating sports-related ocular and orbital injuries, changes in ocular surface after eyelid plastic surgery, tear duct surgery and orbital trauma.  

Dr. Zoumalan is a prolific author and presenter.  He has authored one textbook and co-authored 25 book chapters, more than 32 peer-reviewed journal articles, 50 abstract publications/research presentations and 40 presentations at conferences throughout the United States.

After earning his bachelor’s degree in psycho-biology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Zoumalan was awarded the coveted Stanley Fellowship at Harvard Medical School to continue his research in medicine.  He then earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.  He completed a transitional year internship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, a residency at Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California, where he served as chief resident, and an ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship at New York University Medical Center, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Dr. Zoumalan is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

With a commitment to community service, Dr. Zoumalan has been a volunteer staff surgeon for the Volunteer Health Program for Santiago, Dominican Republic and a volunteer staff surgeon at Shriners Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles.