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David Paikal, MD, QME


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Dr. David Paikal, MD, QME is board-certified in Ophthalmology and practices in Encino, California. He is available for PQMEs, AMEs or Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) at several locations throughout Los Angeles County.

DR. Paikal BIO:

Dr. Paikal is a Southern California native who was Valedictorian of his high school class. He completed his undergraduate and medical education at UCLA, graduating at the top of his class again. His ophthalmology residency was done at the world-class UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute.

He has received numerous honors and awards, including the Phi Beta Kappa Graduate Study Award, the Stafford L. Warren Metal, the UCLA Medical Center Student Volunteer Scholarship, and the Dionisia Bertakis Award for Outstanding Oral Presentation at the 1988 Western Student Medical Research Forum.

Dr. Paikal has been practicing comprehensive ophthalmology in the LA area since 2004. He also serves as a clinical instructor at the UCLA Stein Eye Institute, where he regularly instructs medical students on their ophthalmology coursework. He also serves as a Care Harbor and Eye Care America volunteer, providing screening eye examinations for uninsured patients.