Mario J. Rojas MD completed his ophthalmology surgical training at Eastern Virginia
Medical School and subsequently completed a fellowship in ocular surface clinical research, focusing on complex ocular surface disease and dry eye at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute / Miami Veterans Hospital.
He graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine; and completed one year of internal medicine at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Upon completion of his intern year, he completed a post-doctoral year working on early glaucoma detection at Bascom Palmer/McKnight Vision Research Center. Dr. Rojas has received several awards and grants. He has completed peer reviewed publications, and authored several book chapters focusing on dry eye treatments, premium cataract surgery and Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery. He received a Bachelor of Science from UC Berkeley in Molecular Biology.
General Ophthalmology, Dry Eye, Glaucoma Treatment, LASIK
Fluent in English and Spanish
Dr. Rojas grew up in Torrance California, in the south bay of Los Angeles. His father is from Costa Rica and mother from Nicaragua. In his spare time Dr. Rojas is a passionate soccer player. He enjoys traveling and cooking. He lived Puerto Rico and Spain during the course of his educational studies.