Our Doctors

Dr. David Malitz, MD- Comprehensive and Refractive Surgeon

Dr. Malitz was born in Chicago and grew up in the Detroit area. He graduated in the top 3% of his class with highest distinction from one of the top ranked universities in the country, the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology-Zoology. He was one of only several non-California residents accepted at the prestigious UCLA School of Medicine where he graduated near the top of his class. He studied Internal Medicine in preparation for his residency at the University of Illinois Eye And Ear Infirmary in Chicago. He is board certified and has been in private practice for over 20 years and is the Medical Director of the Southwest Eye Institute. He offers nearly painless, no stitch, no patch, no needle state of the art cataract surgery, LASIK and a myriad of other procedures for his patients, including an implantable contact lens, clear lens exchange, CK, Glaucoma laser treatment, Strabismus surgery, corneal transplantations and no-stitch pterygium treatment.  He is married to a talented woman, Michele, and has two lovely daughters, Natalie and Erica and a son, Marc.


B.S., highest distinction 
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Medical School

UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA


Internal Medicine
White Memorial Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA


UIC Eye Center
University of Illinois
Chicago, IL


Am. Acad. of Ophthalmology
Am. Soc. Cataract/Refractive Surgery
American Medical Association



Laser Certifications

AMO Visx Star S4
Summit Apex Plus
B&L Technolas/Zyoptics