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David Poulsen, M.D., M.P.H.

Accepting new patients

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine


  • Ophthalmology

Special focus

  • Cataract and Intraocular Lenses
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Locations and contact

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About me

Dr. Poulsen is originally from a small coastal town in the Bay Area, Half Moon Bay, CA. He completed his undergraduate degree in Humanities from Brigham Young University in 2008. He graduated from medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City in 2013, while also completing a Masters in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. He did an internship in internal medicine at UCSF - Fresno, followed by a residency in ophthalmology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Poulsen is married and has three daughters. Some of his hobbies include running, playing the guitar and kiteboarding.

Education and training

    • B.A., 2008, Brigham Young University
    • M.D., 2013, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    • M.P.H., 2013, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Internship

    • Internal Medicine - Preliminary, UCSF Fresno (Fresno CA, 2014)
  • Residency

    • Ophthalmology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center (Bronx NY, 2017)
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships and associations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS)
  • Oregon Board of Ophthalmology
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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.7 out of 5 (700 Ratings, 293 Reviews)

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