Dr. Oliva is a board certified ophthalmologist and fellowship trained corneal surgeon. He specializes in surgical and medical treatments of the anterior eye including cataract and refractive surgery, LASIK, refractive lens exchange, corneal transplantation, pterygium, corneal tumors and dystrophies, keratoconus, complex dry eye, and infection related eye diseases. He has a special interest in reducing patient’s need for glasses through customized treatment plans.
Dr. Oliva is heavily involved in international service work and serves on the Board of Directors for the Himalayan Cataract Project, a non-profit aimed at eliminating needless blindness in the developing world. He directs the foundation’s work in Ethiopia and Eritrea and travels multiple times per year to perform and teach eye surgery. His work has been featured on NPR and VICE TV.
Dr. Oliva serves as the Medical Director of the country’s largest eye bank, SightLife, based in Seattle, and is an Affiliate Assistant Professor at Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health Sciences University.