Majid Moshirfar, MD

Meet Dr. Moshirfar: Int ernationally Renowned Corneal and Refractive Surgeon, Prolific Academic, and Innovator in Eye Surgery

Discover the expertise, experience, and passion of Dr. Moshirfar, a leader in cornea surgery and clinical research.

An internationally renowned corneal and refractive4 surgeon, Dr. Moshirfar brings a history of innovation in cornea surgery, a strong background in clinical research, and a prolific legacy of academic teaching, publishing, and speaking. Dr. Moshirfar is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained cornea specialist. He is the Clinical Director of Hoopes, Durrie, Rivera Research, and the program director for the Utah Cornea Fellowship at Hoopes Vision. Immediately before joining Hoopes Vision, Dr. Moshirfar spent a year as a Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco. Before that appointment, Dr. Moshirfar served on the faculty of the University of Utah's John A. Moran Eye Center for 18 years, including 16 as the Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Moshirfar specializes in cornea transplantation, refractive surgeries, keratoprosthesis (artificial cornea), management of difficult corneal disorders, complicated cataract extraction, keratoconus, infectious eye diseases, and other complex procedures of the cornea and anterior segment of the eye. Dr. Moshirfar has played a leading role in developing and disseminating these procedures, particularly in challenging refractive surgery techniques. Dr. Moshirfar has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific publications and serves on the editorial boards of numerous scientific journals. He and his wife, Pegah, are parents of two sons and a daughter.


  • PRK
  • Cataract Surgery
  • ICL
  • Corneal Specialist (Intacs, Corneal Crosslinking, Corneal Transplant)