Dr. Michael Roh has been in practice with South Coast Retina Center since 2006. He graduated with Cum Laude honors from Duke University, where he majored in Biology and minored in East Asian Studies. He was awarded the prestigious Sirena WuDunn Memorial Scholarship for his academic excellence and for his contributions to the Asian Pacific Studies Institute at Duke University. Dr. Roh then earned his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine with Honors and was in the top 10th percentile of his graduating class in both grade point average and USMLE Board scores. Dr. Roh completed a preliminary internal medicine year at Evanston Northwestern Hospital and then pursued his ophthalmology residency at George Washington University. He served as Chief Resident during his ophthalmology residency. Dr. Roh published his work during residency in the Journal of Oculoplastics and Reconstructive Surgery and presented this material at an international conference in Gothenberg, Sweden in 2003. Dr. Roh received his fellowship training in Birmingham, Alabama, where he completed a clinical fellowship in vitreo-retinal surgery with the Retina Specialists of Alabama and through the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Dr. Roh completed a research fellowship sponsored by the Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education and the American Society of Ocular Trauma. In 2005, Dr. Roh lectured throughout China as a representative of the Helen Keller Foundation. Dr. Roh has volunteered his surgical expertise in Honduras and looks forward to plan and devote more of his time to these endeavors in the future. Dr. Roh served as Vice-Chairman and then Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center from 2010 through 2013. He is also an active member of the American Medical Association, the Los Angeles County Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Orange County Society of Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Retina Specialists.