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Gene W. Zdenek, MD

Dr. Zdenek is a graduate of Taft High School in Woodland Hills, California. After completing his baccalaureate work at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Zdenek attended medical school at Rush Medical University, also in Chicago. He completed his residency work as chief resident at Regenstein Eye Center at Rush Presbyterian – St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago.

Dr. Zdenek has been practicing medicine since 1981. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Zdenek held the positions of Chief of Staff, Chairman of Emergency Room Services and Chairman of the Board at a Southern California Hospital. He went on to become the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Valley Multi-Specialty Surgery Center and Zdenek Eye Institute in central San Fernando Valley.

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Dr. Zdenek believes in education; educating himself and his patients. Staying on top of the latest technology and providing this technology to his patients is important to Dr. Zdenek. Our imaging and diagnostic tools allow Dr. Zdenek to get to the root of his patient’s problems and even more important is early detection of eye diseases which in many cases will help mitigate the symptoms.

With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Zdenek is the leading expert in ‘Refractive Surgery’ As the lead surgeon in several FDA studies, Dr. Zdenek stays on top of cutting edge Vision Correction Procedures. Your vision and your situation are unique and Dr. Zdenek will personalize your treatment plan according to your vision and your eyeballs.


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I had an irritation to one of my eyes that lasted for almost a week so I knew I had to see a doctor. My insurance listed Dr. Zdenek as one of the doctors in the network and they were able to take me in for a same day appt. I went on Yelp after I had already made the appt. and saw some negative reviews. I thought to myself ...

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Everyone at Zdenek Eye Institute are extremely professional, and personable. I couldn't ask for better experiences, whether it was my corrective eye surgery, or my yearly eye exams. I have recommended them to friends and acquaintances on several occasions.

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