Dr. Doubrava has lived in Las Vegas for over forty years.
He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and his medical training at the University of Nevada, Reno. His internship was completed at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and his ophthalmology training was at the Louisiana State University Eye Center. During his four year residency, Dr. Doubrava studied medical and surgical eye care at the New Orleans Veteran’s Hospital, The New Orleans Children’s Hospital, Lyons’ Eye Clinic, and at the renowned Charity Hospital.
At the Louisiana State University Medical Eye Center, Dr. Doubrava was the first resident to treat a patient with laser vision correction in 1996. Dr. Doubrava completed a one year fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery. His fellowship was under the tutelage of Dr. Marguerite B. McDonald at the New Orleans Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital. Dr. McDonald performed the world’s first laser vision correction on a patient in 1988 while on faculty at the Louisiana State University Medical Eye Center.
Dr. Doubrava received advanced training in corneal transplantation, cataract implant surgery, and LASIK. Dr. McDonald and Dr. Doubrava co-authored a chapter for one of the first textbooks regarding LASIK in 1997.