Claudia Krispel, MD, PhD
Dr. Krispel founded Meadows Eye (formerly Meadows Retina) in 2015 with a goal of creating a medical practice that first and foremost prioritizes patients, and provides excellent medical care as well as exceptional customer service.These principles have allowed Meadows Eye to expand and attract some of the best Eye Physicians and Surgeons in the nation to care for our patients.
Dr. Krispel earned both her M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Davis as a member of the Physician Scientist Training Program.She developed a passion for the retina while working on her Ph.D. thesis, which focused on photoreceptors, the light sensitive cells in the retina.She stayed on at UC Davis to complete her ophthalmology residency training.She completed her retina fellowship at the prestigious Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins University, where she received cutting edge training in medical retina, surgical retina, and uveitis.
She is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is an active member of the American Society for Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She speaks English, German, and Spanish.
John L. Gunn, MD
Dr. Gunn is a board certified ophthalmologist and fellowship trained retinal surgeon who has been part of the Meadows Retina team since 2017. He received his MD degree from the University of Tennessee, Health Sciences Center. He continued on at the University of Tennessee for his Ophthalmology Residency Training. He completed fellowship training in several subspecialties of ophthalmology including anterior segment and refractive surgery. He then elected to focus his career on diseases of the retina, and completed his retina fellowship at the Foundation for Retinal Research in New Orleans, LA.
He has practiced ophthalmology both nationally and internationally, and his broad life and work experience gives him an unparalleled perspective in treating patients and their retinal diseases . When Dr. Gunn is not taking care of patients, he enjoys the beautiful outdoors in Southern Nevada, and crafting hand made stringed instruments.
Zachary Bodnar, MD
Retina and Uveitis Specialist
Dr. Bodnar joinedMeadows Eye after completing a Surgical Retina Fellowship at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. He brings wide range of experience to Meadows Eye. He grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, and began his career in the software industry after receiving his undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from MIT. He later chose to focus his career in Medicine, and went on to complete his M.D. degree at Dartmouth College and his ophthalmology residency training at St. Louis University. He completed an Ocular Pathology Fellowship at the prestigious Moran Eye Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he gained invaluable experience in understanding ocular diseases.
Prior to beginning his Surgical Retina training, he completed an Ophthalmology Innovation fellowship at Stanford University where he was directly involved in the design of new technologies for diagnosing and treating ophthalmic diseases. Dr. Bodnar has authored numerous scientific papers and is an active reviewer for various Ophthalmic Journals.
When he is not in the office, Dr. Bodnar enjoys home-brewing beer and exploring the outdoors with his family and his dog Stella.
Mazeyar Saboori, MD
Cataract and Glaucoma Specialist
Dr. Saboori is a board-certified, fellowship-trained cataract and glaucoma surgeon who has been caring for patients in the Las Vegas valley since 2017.Dr. Saboori is a skilled cataract surgeon who’s performed thousands of surgeries and uses the latest technologies in Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery (LACS) and offers his patients with the most advanced intraocular lens technologies. He is one of only a handful of fellowship-trained glaucoma surgeons in the Las Vegas valley, and offers cutting edge Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgical (MIGS) options as well as traditional glaucoma surgeries. Dr. Saboori is an active speaker on the topics of surgical and medical management of glaucoma.
Dr. Saboori earned his M.D. at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, before completing his ophthalmology residency training at the Kresge Eye Institute.As a senior resident he was elected to be co-chief resident.He completed his glaucoma fellowship training at the world renowned Case Western Reserve University. At Case Western he had the privilege of training with some of the top glaucoma specialists in the world, and is able to care for the most complex and challenging cases.He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Dr. Saboori speaks English and Farsi.When he is not in the office he enjoys spending time outdoors, cycling, and traveling.
Alec Amram, MD
Dr. Amram joins Meadows Eye after completing a Surgical Retina Fellowship at the University of Iowa, which consistently ranks among the top Ophthalmology training programs in the nation.Dr. Amram began his medical career at the Oregon Health & Sciences University where he earned his M.D. degree.He completed his Ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, where he served as Chief Resident in his senior year.During his residency, he was awarded the Senior Resident Teaching Award, the Ophthalmology Leadership Award, as well as the Ophthalmology Research Award.
He has been involved in many outreach, advocacy and mentorship activities both nationally and internationally.He has a strong dedication to his patients, colleagues, and community and we are thrilled to have Dr. Amram’s passion and enthusiasm here in the Las Vegas valley.
Dr. Amram is an active participant in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and young son, photography, and exploring the culinary scene and beautiful outdoors of Southern Nevada.