SD Retina Team
Mark Smith

Mark Smith, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Medical School
  • University of Southern California
Ophthalmology Residency
  • University of Southern California
Vitreoretinal Fellowship
  • Retina Vitreous Associates of Los Angeles, California

Dr. Smith entered private practice in San Diego in 1989.

Dr. Smith has a broad range of interests across all aspects of retinal diseases and surgery, including management of complex retinal detachments, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, as well as clinical research.

Dr. Smith has been named to The Top Doctors in San Diego for the past 8 consecutive years, an honor bestowed upon fewer than forty physicians across all medical specialties.

Dr. Smith is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, and the San Diego County Medical Society.

He is a past President of the San Diego Eye Bank as well as having served as the Chief of the Department of Ophthalmology at Scripps Mercy Hospital for a number of years.

Dr. Smith is on staff at Scripps Mercy Hospital, Sharp Memorial Hospital, and Tri-City Hospital.

Fane Robinson

Fane L. Robinson, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Medical School
  • University of Cape Town, South Africa
Ophthalmology Residency
  • University of Pennsylvania
Vitreoretinal Fellowship
  • University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Robinson received his medical degree from the University of Cape Town where he received amongst other awards, the Council Postgraduate Scholarship Bernard Fuller Prize, for the best student qualifying with First Class Honors. After completing his fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Robinson spent another year on staff as Assistant Chief of Service, allowing him to supervise resident education as well as surgical training. Dr. Robinson entered private practice in San Diego in 1989.

Dr. Robinson’s interests include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases, and clinical research. His practice is limited to medical retina. Dr. Robinson has been named to The Top Doctors in San Diego.

Dr. Robinson is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, Pacific Retina Club, California Association of Ophthalmology, and the San Diego County Medical Society.

He is a Past President of the San Diego Eye Bank and has served on the Ophthalmology Supervisory Committee at Sharp Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Robinson is on staff at Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp Memorial Hospital.