Dr. May Graduated from University of California, San Diego in 1978 Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Art in Biology. In 1984 he received Medical Doctorate (M.D.) at University of California, Davis (Morton Levitt Research Scholar).
In 1985 he completed flexible internship in Ophthalmology at The Los Angeles County- University of Southern California Medical Center. In 1988 he completed his Ophthalmology Residency at The Los Angeles County – University of Southern California Medical Center and The Doheny Eye Institute.
Dr. May began his private practice in Whittier California 1988, continuing to present day.
In 1988 he joined volunteer faculty at U.S.C. –Doheny Eye Institute. Dr. May co founded U.S.C. Laser Center in 1996 (providing LASIK training and treatment) and served as president until 2001.
In 2007 he started the May Vision Foundation a charitable effort to prevent blindness through research, education and screening programs for children.
In 2008 he published a book explaining common eye disorders titled "See". You can read it online or buy a hard copy under the book tab.
Dr. May is currently a Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at U.S.C.- Doheny.
We are pleased to announce the addition of Phillip Phuc Van Le, M.D., Ph.D. to our office.
Phillip Phuc Van Le, M.D., Ph.D. attended school at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA with a 4.9/5.0 GPA and received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Engineering, EECS in 1996. He attended the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA where he received a Ph.D in Cell and Molecular Biology - Genetics in 2005 and his M.D. in 2007.
He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
His training includes:
Residency: Ophthalmology, LAC/USC Keck School of Medicine Doheny Eye Institute, (2008-2011)
Assistant Chief of Service (Chief Resident), USC Doheny Eye Institute, (2011-2012)
Faculty - Clinical Instructor, USC 2011-Present
Honors and Awards:
Member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Honor Society, Sigma Xi Research Honor Society.
Barry Goldwater Scholar (1993)
Whitaker Foundation Fellow (1996)
Inaugural winner of the Doheny “Golden Apple” Senior Resident Teaching Award (2011)