We offer you only the highest certification of Physician-Surgeons for your care. All of our doctors trained or teach at some of the most prestigious eye programs in the country, and all are board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology . With our doctors you will receive only the highest quality of care. Most importantly, our doctors are friendly and dedicated to you. Be it for a simple glasses check or for sight-saving surgery, no problem is too small or too big for our time. If it matters to you, it certainly matters to us.
Dr. Ling Bei is a fellowship-trained glaucoma and cataract surgeon with a particular interest in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. She provides the most advanced medical, laser, and surgical techniques personalizing care for the individual's needs and lifestyle.
Dr. Bei graduated magna cum laude from Duke University with a double major in Biomedical Engineering and English. She completed her medical school training at the University of Pittsburgh and her ophthalmology residency at Washington University in St. Louis where she was honored to receive the Resident Research Award. She further received dedicated glaucoma surgical training at the University of California - San Diego with world-renowned leaders in the glaucoma field and was chosen to receive the Fellow Teaching Award for her contributions to mentorship of other ophthalmologists. She has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed ophthalmology journals and is a member of the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society.
In her free time she enjoys fitness, cooking, kayaking, and the beach with her two children and husband.
Dr. Robert Rende is a board-certified ophthalmologist in Long Beach, California, with a career spanning over two decades. He received his undergraduate degree in 1985 from Stanford University with Honors in Biology before going on to study for his medical degree at Tulane Medical School, which he completed in 1989. A transitional internship followed in 1990 at AMI Hospitals in Denver.
Dr. Rende undertook ophthalmology residency training in 1993 at the University of California, Irvine before becoming an officer in the US Army, working as an ophthalmologist. After receiving an honorable discharge at the age of 28, in 1998 he began working full-time in private practice providing ophthalmology services. Dr. Rende —manages a diverse range of eye problems with a particular specialty in refractive surgery.
As an eye doctor for over 20 years, Dr. Rende is highly experienced in performing a wide number of treatments. He has performed over 3000 refractive surgery procedures, such as LASIK, PRK, and intrastromal ablations that use the Excimer laser to reshape the cornea.
Dr. Rende is
· A Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology
· A Licensed Physician in California
· Certified on B&L, NIDEK, and VISX Excimer Lasers
· Certified on B&L and NIDEK Microkeratomes and INTRALASE
Dr. Rende highly enjoys his work at the Beach Eye Medical Group in Longbeach and is the Volunteer Attending Surgeon for the Medical College of Virginia. In his free time he relishes the great outdoors. Having been ranked nationally as a junior tennis player, he still enjoys active pursuits, including surfing and mountain biking. He also has a passion for languages and speaks both Italian and Spanish.
Dr. Schwartz is an Ophthalmologist in practice in Long Beach. He has been selected to Best Doctors in America since 2003 and has received the alumnus of the year award from the USC Doheny Eye Institute and the Jules Stein Living Tribute Award from Retinitis Pigmentosa International.
Dr. Schwartz has appointments to the teaching clinical faculty at the Keck School of Medicine, USC Doheny Eye Institute and the University of California at Irvine.
He has taught cataract surgery techniques and optics and refraction at both institutions for over 20 years. He has served as a section editor for the textbook “Textbook of Ophthalmology” by Wright published by Williams and Wilkins. He holds additional degrees in Optometry and a Master of Public Administration with a subspecialty in Health Administration. He is past Chairman of the Board of Directors of a national vision care plan, the Eye Care Network part of MES Vision. He has held positions in local, state and national organizations including Past President of the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Board of Directors of the American Board of Ophthalmology.
In his free time,Dr. Schwartz is passionately pursuing the research and development of potentially sight-saving medical devices.
Dr. Sloan is a board-certified ophthalmologist raised in Long Beach, his family having arrived in 1920. He attended Long Beach Poly, the University of California at Berkley, and Medical School at St. Louis University. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, and currently serves as an Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology in their teaching program. He lectured at the Far Western Medical Association; the Family Practice Department of the Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, and the Long Beach Board of Education.
Dr. Sloan has served at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology; Chairman of the Ophthalmology Audit; a member of the Board of Trustees; a member of the Campus Facilities Committee; a member of the Medical Executive Committee; a member of the Government Relations Committee, and founder of the Long Beach Memorial Medical Center-Burnett Elementary School Partnership. He was also on the Memorial Cancer Institute Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee. He served as an American College of Surgeons Credentials Committee Examiner and was Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Elm Avenue Medical Plaza.
Dr. Sloan is active in community affairs, having served as a Long Beach Symphony Board Member. In connection with his appointment by the Mayor of Long Beach to serve as Chairman of the Bicycle Path Advisory Committee, Dr. Sloan received a Key to the City-Distinguished Service Award for leadership leading to the Long Beach “Shoreline Bicycle Route,” presented by the Honorable Mayor Kell in 1988.
Dr. Sloan considers himself a cinemaphile and regularly attends film festivals. Primarily this interest is pursued through world and independent cinema as well as documentaries. He has a genuine interest in film criticism and frequently contributes to this subject.Dr. Sloan is most proud of his family. His marriage to Sharon, along with their three children and seven grandchildren, are the center of his universe.