About Dr. Khorram

David Khorram, MD, the author of  Diabetic Eye Disease – Don’t Go Blind from Diabetes, is the founder and director of the Center for Advanced Diabetic Eye Care at Marianas Eye Institute, where he has helped thousands of people with diabetes keep their vision.  Dr. Khorram is listed in “Guide to America’s Top Ophthalmologists.”  He is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, as well as a researcher in diabetic retinopathy.  Known for his ability to educate and entertain, Dr. Khorram is a frequently invited speaker.

After completing his medical training at the University of Chicago and Northwestern Universtiy, Dr. Khorram set out to fulfill a lifelong dream of working internationally in an underserved community.  Leaving the offers awaiting him in America’s leading medical centers, he boarded a plane for the South Pacific, never to return.  Starting in exotic Pago Pago, Dr. Khorram has served in villages, hospitals and huts throughout the Pacific.

Dr. Khorram has published scientific articles in renowned international journals such as Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, and Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers.

He is also the author of the award-winning book, World Peace, a Blind Wife, and Gecko Tails:  Intriguing thoughts from an island on making life happier and healthier, and laughing along the way.

Dr. Khorram and his work have been profiled in national and international publications. He and his wife and four children live in the Mariana Islands, where some of the world’s highest rates of diabetes exist.

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