Thomas Avallone, MD

Thomas Avallone, MD

Ophthalmology in San Diego, CA


 (619) 532-6700

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Office Hours

Monday:
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday:
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday:
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday:
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday:
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

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Additional Locations


650 Stockton Rd,
San Diego, CA

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About Dr. Avallone


Dr. Avallone is a board certified ophthalmologist, glaucoma, cataract and refractive surgeon in San Diego, California. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in California and Nebraska. He is affiliated with United States Navy and Department of Defense

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Services Offered



Minimally invasive surgery
Refractive surgery
Eyelid surgery
Cataract surgery
Glaucoma surgery

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Glaucoma, 2017 - 2018

Naval Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 2012 - 2015

Naval Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 2011 - 2012

Louisiana State University in Shreveport
Class of 2011, M.D.

Louisiana Tech University
BS, Biology / Chemistry, Cum Laude, 2002 - 2007

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Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology

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Medical Licenses

CA State Medical License
2017 - 2020

NE State Medical License
2012 - 2020

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Work Experience

Attending Surgeon
Naval Medical Center San Diego
San Diego, CA
Glaucoma, Cataract and Refractive Specialist
2018 - Present

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD
2015 - Present

Glaucoma Fellow
UCLA Health
Los Angeles, CA
2017 - 2018

Clinical Instructor
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
2017 - 2018

Ophthalmologist
Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton
Camp Pendleton, CA
Department Chair & Staff Ophthalmologist
2015 - 2017

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Hospital Affiliations

Naval Medical Center San Diego
Current Affiliation
San Diego, CA

Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla
Current Affiliation
La Jolla, CA

Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton
Former Affiliation
Camp Pendleton, CA

UCLA Health
Former Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Former Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

UCLA Medical Center-Santa Monica
Former Affiliation
Santa Monica, CA

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Awards

Chief Resident
Naval Medical Center San Diego, Department of Ophthalmology, 2015

Department of Ophthalmology Research Award
Naval Medical Center San Diego, Department of Ophthalmology, 2015

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Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology - AAO
Fellow

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons - ASCRS
Member

Society of Military Ophthalmologists
Secretary

American Glaucoma Society
Member

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Publications



Lecture

Role of MIGS in Military Ophthalmology
1/10/2019
San Diego, CA

A Suitable Alternative, Non-Latex Covers for Contact Tonometry
5/11/2015
12th Annual Department of Ophthalmology Research Day at NMCSD

A Suitable Alternative, Non-Latex Covers for Contact Tonometry
4/24/2015
NMCSD 30th Annual Academic Research Competition 2015

Abstract

Cadaveric Study of Forearm Muscle Tendon Anatomy as Relevant to Laceration Repair.
Louisiana Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting
Burnham JM, Rush DA, Avallone TJ
4/2010
New Orleans, LA

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Press Mentions



File:Surgeries Are Performed Aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) During Pacific Partnership 2015 150615-N-pZ713-121.jpg
DVIDS · June 11, 2015
...rform medical screenings in Fiji during Pacific Partnership 2015 SAVUSAVU, Fiji (June 11, 2015) Lt. Thomas Avallone, from West Monroe, Calif., attached to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH...

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U.S. Navy
150611-N-PZ713-161 SAVUSAVU, Fiji (June 11, 2015) Lt. Thomas Avallone, assigned to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), performs an eye exam...