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Benjamin Bakall, M.D., Ph.D.

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 Areas of Specialty

  • Retinal Diseases
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Inherited Retinal Diseases
  • Retinal Electrophysiology


  • MD: Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
  • PhD: Identification of the Gene and Protein Causing Best Macular Dystrophy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Internship: University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  • Residency: University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona


  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Academic Appointments

  • University of Arizona – Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology

Personal Interest

  • Traveling, diving, exercising and spending time with family


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Arizona Ophthalmological Society
  • Association for Research In Vision and Ophthalmology
  • International Society of Genetic Eye Disease & Retinoblastoma
  • Phoenix Ophthalmological Society

Dr. Benjamin Bakall Curriculum Vitae