Laguna Hills Eye Surgeon: Charles W.G. Eifrig, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Charles Eifrig, M.D., F.A.C.S. received his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina where he was awarded an academic merit award for scholastic achievement and excellence in ophthalmic research. He completed his transitional internship at Mercy Hospital, in San Diego, California and was named “Outstanding Intern of the Year” by the pediatric service. Dr. Eifrig finished his residency at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida followed by being honored as Chief Resident. Dr. Eifrig then completed a vitreoretinal medical and surgical fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in 2003 where he was the Director of Ocular Trauma and Emergency Services. Dr. Eifrig also served as the “Team Eye Surgeon” for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL) from 2005-2008. He has authored numerous papers in the peer-reviewed ophthalmology literature and participated in various clinical trials. He is currently a manuscript reviewer for two Ophthalmology journals and serves on the panel reviewer committee for the journal Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging. Dr. Eifrig sees patients at the Newport Beach, Laguna Hills, and Santa Ana offices.


Medical School University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Internship Mercy Hospital Transitional Internship
San Diego, CA
Residency Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Miami, FL
Fellowship Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Miami, FL

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