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Nicole M. Fuerst

Nicole M. Fuerst, M.D.

Ophthalmologist- Cornea & External Disease


Nicole M. Fuerst, MD, a Los Angeles native, is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in corneal disease, cataracts, and refractive surgery. Dr. Fuerst takes a patient-centered approach to care, treating
each patient like a member of the family

Dr. Fuerst completed medical school at the prestigious Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She then completed her ophthalmology residency at the Scheie Eye
Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, where she received multiple teaching awards. She continued her training at the renowned Duke Eye Center in Durham, North Carolina. While at the Duke Eye Center,
Dr. Fuerst completed a two-year clinical and research fellowship in cornea and external disease, where she learned and performed the latest techniques in corneal, cataract, and refractive surgery

Committed to her profession, Dr. Fuerst has published many peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.She has also been awarded for her research presentations on a variety of topics in the field of

When she is not working, Dr. Fuerst enjoys travelling, running, and spending time with family and friends.


Sc.B., Biology 

Brown University, Providence, RI, 2008

M.D., Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 

Philadelphia, PA, 2013

Internship: Transitional Intern 

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2014

Residency: Ophthalmology 

Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA, 2017

Fellowship: Cornea, Refractive Surgery and External Disease 

Duke University, Durham, NC, 2019

Board Certified: 

American Board of Ophthalmology, 2018

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