Fred K. Kurata

Fred Kurata, M.D., M.S. is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma, as well as cataracts, and refractive surgery. He attended the University of Hawaii, where he attained his Medical Degree as well as his Masters in Physiology. At the Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Kurata completed his residency in pathology and ophthalmology as well as his fellowship in glaucoma. He has been practicing for over 20 years and is associated with such societies as the American Medical Association, the American Glaucoma Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, ARVO, and the Los Angeles County Medical Association.

Medical Education


A.B., Occidental College


M.S., Physiology



Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments


Resident in PathologyUniversity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Resident in OphthalmologyUniversity of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA


Fellowship in GlaucomaUniversity of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Specialty Certification

Board Certified in Ophthalmology

April, 1984


October, 1984


June, 1977

National Boards I

March, 1979

National Boards II

March, 1980

National Boards III

Membership in Professional and Scientific Societies

National Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Glaucoma Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Local Societies

  • Los Angeles County Medical Association
  • Glaucoma Society of Los Angeles