|Medical School||Bucharest University of Medicine, Romania|
|Residency||University of California, San Diego|
|Fellowship||University of California, San Diego|
|Special Interest||Clinical Research in Glaucoma and Optic Nerve Evaluation|
|Publications||View on PubMed|
Cristiana Vasile, M.D. is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and Fellowship trained Cataract and Glaucoma specialist. Dr. Vasile is a graduate of Bucharest University of Medicine. She spent several years at the Hamilton Glaucoma Center at the University California San Diego (UCSD) doing vision research and served as the founding Director of the UCSD Optic Nerve Reading Center. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed ophthalmology journals and she has authored several book chapters. Prior to her internship and residency, she completed a Masters in Advanced Studies (MAS) in Clinical Research at UCSD. Subsequently, she was an intern in Internal Medicine at UCSD and then served as Resident in Ophthalmology also at UCSD. As a resident, she was the recipient of the UCSD Resident Research Award. She then completed a Glaucoma Fellowship at UCSD.
She is fluent in English, Italian, French, Romanian and proficient in Spanish.
Uncommonly thorough and personable and dedicated to her profession.
Dr. Cristiana Vasile is a world class Doctor. Uncommonly thorough and personable and dedicated to her profession, she is among the finest of doctors.
In her care one feels that she is doing everything possible to address eye issues. I have every confidence going forward that I will be in the best of care with her. I have heard her interact with other doctors and patients and find her to be direct yet comforting. She is well skilled in diagnostics, as well as procedures and takes a great deal of pride in her work helping others.
Jeanine Ann Mary Peschel
Dear Shiley Eye Institute,
Cristiana Vasile, MD is one of the best ophthalmologists at the Shiley
Eye Institute! She is not only a great surgeon, but she provides
exceptional care for her patients because she really cares for them.
Dr. Vasile was recommended to us by a San Diego ophthalmologist in
2016. My son Joe was having problems with high eye pressure after he
had detached retina surgery. Dr. Vasile operated on his eye and worked
hard to decrease his eye pressure. She reduced it to a normal range
over a three-year period of surgeries, patience and substantial effort.
My wife and I were so appreciative for her fine work, we felt that she
deserved a prize. But what can you give to a doctor for great service?
After checking her background on the Shiley website and seeing that
she is from Romania, we found a picture of the Bucharest Medical
University from which she received her medical degree. It was easy
to print and frame for her. We are pleased that she really likes it and
appreciate the staff for being gracious to their patients and families.
Bill, Cary and Joe Rundle
A very caring doctor
I would like to thank Dr. Vasile as she is a very caring doctor that gives her patients a lot of time and makes sure to explain everything in detail as well as answers all questions. My eye vision is much better after the surgery with her and I am so pleased to be her patient.
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