Dr. Theodore is a board-certified ophthalmologist with subspecialties in vitreoretinal surgery and ocular oncology. Dr. Theodore, a native Californian, earned Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society at the University of California Los Angeles and also attended University of California at Irvine. Dr. Theodore graduated from what is widely considered one of the top medical schools in the nation, University of California at San Francisco. She went on to complete her residency at the prestigious Washington University of St Louis. Theodore later completed an ocular oncology fellowship at UCSF with the globally renowned Dr. Joan O’Brien. She then completed a comprehensive fellowship in retinal disease and surgery at Loma Linda University, one of only two sites on the West Coast with the facilities to treat intraocular tumors using proton beam radiation.
Dr. Theodore is published in numerous peer-reviewed scientific journals for research involving ocular oncology and retinal disease and is a regularly-invited speaker for academic conferences and lectures throughout California. She holds a teaching appointment as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmologyy at Loma Linda Uiversity where she continues to treat intraocular tumors with proton beam radiation. Dr. Theodore has expertise in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and retinal detachments.
In addition to her passion for medicine, Dr. Theodore’s interests include snow skiing and musical theater. She served for many years as a ski instructor and was a featured soloist for the king of Jordan by invitation of the Reagan family. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children.