David J. Woods, MD

David J. Woods, MD

David J. Woods, MD

David J. Woods, MD

David J. Woods, MD

David Woods, MD

Ophthalmology. Cataract Surgery expertise with focus on patient centered outcomes. After thousands of cases and having seen many patients recover vision, there is a gratification to helping restore sight and guide through the process of vision improvement. Technologies integrated include laser cataract surgery, astigmatism-correcting lens implants, multifocal premium lens implants for range of vision, and micro-implant glaucoma surgery.

David J. Woods MD Curriculum Vitae

Title: Eye Physician & Surgeon (Ophthalmology), Reeve Woods Eye Center Clinical Research Investigator, Reeve Woods Eye Center, Chico, CA


  • 1992-1998 Brigham Young University, Cum Laude, B.S. in Zoology & Microbiology

  • 1998-2002 University of Washington School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, M.D.

  • 2002-2003 Veterans Administration Medical Center, Boise, Idaho (Internship)

  • 2003-2006 University of California Davis (Sacramento, CA), Residency (Ophthalmology). 4860 Y St, Ste. 2400. Sacramento, CA

Licenses, Certifications:

  • 2003 Medical License, State of California

  • 2008 Certified, Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology

  • 2020 Principal Investigator Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Health Information Protection (HIPS)

Clinical Trials Led as Principal Investigator in Cataract & Glaucoma Research Trials

  • 2021 - 2022 Ivantis Encore Registry, Phase IV Trial for Hydrus Glaucoma Stent Safety and Efficacy. Principal Investigator for Chico Research Site

  • 2021 - 2022 Light Adjustable Lens RXSight Protocol PMCS-002, LAL outcomes, Visual focus curves with LAL and LDD. Principal Investigator for Chico

Positions Held:

  • 2006-present Reeve Woods Eye Center, Private Practice, Chico, CA

  • 2007-present Manager, Advanced Eye Surgery Center

  • 2010-present Manager, Reeve Woods Eye Center

  • 2010-present Secretary, Reeve Woods Eye Center

  • 2014-2016 Treasurer, Advanced Eye Surgery Center

  • 2016-2018 President of Board, Advanced Eye Surgery Center

  • 2016-2017 Chair of Health Information Management (HIM) Committee, Feather River Hospital, Adventist Health Paradise, CA.

  • 2017-2018 HIM Committee member, Feather River Hospital, Paradise, CA

Hospital Privileges:

  • 10/06-05/19 privileges, Feather River Hospital, Paradise, CA (hospital now closed due to Camp Fire, Nov 8, 2018)

  • 12/07-present privileges, Advanced Eye Surgery Center, Chico CA

  • 10/06-present privileges, Enloe Medical Center, Chico, CA

  • 10/18-present privileges, Skyway Surgery Center, Chico, CA

  • 10/2020-present Oroville Hospital, active privileges, Oroville, CA

Professional Activity:

  • 2006 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

  • 2006 American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • 2011 Lions service trip, Mexico City, Mexico

  • 2013 Lions service trip, San Luis Potosi

Peer Reviewed Publications:

  • 1998 Woods, D J. Crandall K. Genetic Variation in Crayfish using the Astacin gene. Best Poster for Undergraduate research. Biology and Agriculture Research Poster Contest. Brigham Young University. Provo, Utah.

  • 2000 Woods D J, Amory J, Camuso M, Hoey C, Chansky HA. Peri-operative testosterone administration in elderly, male total joint arthroplasty patients. Western Medical Student Research Forum, Feb 9-12, 2000. A.

  • 2001 JongWook Hong, Janice J. Liu, JongSoo Lee, Rahul R Mohan, Rajiv R Mohan, David J. Woods, Yu-Guang He, and Steven E. Wilson. Proinflammatory chemokine inductin in keratocytes and inflammatory cell infiltration into the cornea. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sciences. November, 2001.:

  • 2021 Woods David. A Superonasal Corneal Traction Suture for ab interno Xen Implantation. Glaucoma Today. May/June 2021.

Practice Focus:

  • Anterior Segment surgery including Cataract surgery, Glaucoma surgery, Refractive Surgery

  • New technology Cataract Surgery

  • Clinical Trials in anterior segment eye surgery (Cataract & Glaucoma Surgery)

Medical Practice: Ophthalmologist, Reeve Woods Eye Center

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