Founder and CEO
Board Certified Ophthalmologist
Glaucoma, Cataract, Anterior Segment Surgery
Since he began practicing in Palo Alto in 1995, Thomas Tayeri, M.D., has earned a reputation as the foremost private practice glaucoma specialist in the Peninsula and South Bay. Over two hundred referring eye specialists trust Tayeri with the care of their patients with glaucoma and anterior segment disease.
Dr. Tayeri graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) medical school in 1990. After completing his ophthalmology training at Stanford, he received subspecialty training in glaucoma at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Dr. Tayeri is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Glaucoma Society, and past president of the Peninsula Eye Society. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honors society. Dr. Tayeri was the recipient of the 2020 UCSF Campaign Alumni Awards honoring accomplished alumni.
Dr. Tayeri has been active in physician education, and has served as Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Stanford. As a Surgical Eye Expeditions International affiliate, he has brought his expertise to the developing world by helping train local surgeons and donating his time to perform numerous sight-restoring operations. He is the founder and President of Fiat Lux Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing and reversing blindness in the developing world.