Dr. Robert Smyth- Medina practices comprehensive ophthalmology at North Valley Eye Medical Group in Mission Hills, California and is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He treats a broad range of eye disorders including glaucoma, cataracts and the effects of diabetes as well as performing LASIK for vision correction. In addition he has been an investigator for over 25 clinical research trials at North Valley Eye , treating a variety of ocular disorders. Born in Mexico, he completed his medical degree at Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana X. Dr. Smyth-Medina completed his internship in Medicine and Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center at State University of New York and a glaucoma Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to practicing in the United States he specialized in general medicine and was the Director of a medical clinic in Mexico. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Smyth-Medina is a volunteer with Eye Care America, and has been featured on many Spanish language news programs as a spokesman for Eye Care America and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Smyth-Medina is married with two daughters and enjoys making wine in his spare time.