Board Certified Ophthalmologist
Fellowship Trained Retinal Specialist
Dr. Mali graduated Summa Cum Laude in Biology from West Virginia University (WVU) where he received the prestigious WVU Foundation Outstanding Senior Award. He then continued on at WVU School of Medicine for his medical degree and internship in which he was awarded the WV Medical Scholarship Award. Upon deciding to specialize in ophthalmology, he went on to Albany Medical College for his residency and was elected Chief Resident by his peers and faculty. He also did his medical and surgical Vitreo-Retinal fellowship training at Retina Consultants/Albany Medical College while serving as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. During his fellowship, he became one of the first retinal specialists in the United States to use Iluvien, a new steroid implant for diabetic macular edema.
Dr. Mali is experienced in the treatment of macular degeneration, retinal detachments, tears and holes, diabetic retinopathy, uveitis, vein occlusions, macular pucker/macular hole, and most other retinal conditions. Dr. Mali utilizes the most advanced surgical techniques and technology in the world to deliver the highest quality retinal surgery for his patients. He also has published research in esteemed medical publications including JAMA Ophthalmology, Eye & Contact Lens, and Retina Today. In addition, he has presented at national and international research meetings and has given lectures across the country.
Dr. Mali has given his time and contributed his medical expertise to worthy organizations such as Medical Ministry International, Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, and Health for Humanity. He has participated in mission trips all over the world including most recently in Mexico and Nicaragua. He was also a mentor/preceptor for a NASA sponsored WVU Robotics Team.
He has also been recognized by several honored organizations including Alpha Epsilon Delta, a prestigious National Premedical Honor Society, Beta Beta Beta, a National Biological Honor Society, and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. In addition to these honors, he was also selected for membership in the Golden Key International Society, American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).
Dr. Mali has dedicated his career to serving his patients and providing the highest quality eyecare for the community.
Dr. Mali is married to his lovely and beautiful wife Yasmin, and his interests include spending time with family and friends, traveling, community service, and playing sports (football, basketball, tennis, golf).
Published Articles can be found on page 3 of Dr. Mali's CV