Dr. Sedeek has an extensive and diverse background in the diagnosis and treatment of specialized medical and surgical complex Retinal diseases. He was born in a family of physicians shadowing his grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts and siblings in medical offices, hospitals and surgery rooms from young age.
At the age of sixteen, he earned a dual Egyptian high school diploma and a French Baccalaureate from “College De La Salle," a renowned Catholic high school in Cairo, Egypt. He was awarded the national valedictorian in Biological Sciences from the Egyptian department of Education.
He then majored in Biochemistry at University of California, Irvine where he was awarded Phi Beta Kappa Honor and School of Biological Sciences Scholastic Honor. He graduated Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in three years.
He then consecrated a year in a Christian seminary in Anaheim, California where he participated in many community services and Christian missions.
He attended Yale School of Medicine and graduated Cum Laude Medical Doctor at age 24. He continued his postgraduate training to become a Retinal Surgeon by doing a general surgery internship at UCLA, followed by residency in Ophthalmology surgery at New York Eye & Ear Infirmary and a Retinal surgery fellowship at the University of California, Davis Eye Center.
During his training and continuing in his practice, he published many medical articles in peer- reviewed journals, contributed to clinical trials, lectured at many prestigious institutions and actively participates in National and International Ophthalmic and Retinal society meetings. He has special interests in the underlying intricate pathology of retinal diseases and the furtherance of the treatments of diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, age related macular degeneration, vitreomacular interface disease, retinal detachments, uveitis and inherited retinal diseases as well as advancing the techniques and the success of minimally invasive restorative retinal surgery. He is known amidst his peers for providing second opinions and finding solutions for seemingly hopeless cases.
After finishing his training, he co-founded a renowned Retina institute with over 30 locations in Southern California before he decided to relocate to the paradisiacal Central Coast of California in 2017 and established Central Coast Retina in 2020.
On a personal note, he is happily married with two daughters and a son. He lives in Arroyo Grande and actively participates in the local community, schools and Christian services. His hobbies include playing the guitar, scuba diving, playing soccer and squash, boating, windsurfing, wakeboarding and snowboarding among others. He speaks French and Egyptian Arabic, and is still working on his Spanish!
- UC Davis Eye center
- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
- UCLA Medical Center
- Yale School of Medicine
- UC IRVINE
- College De La Salle
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Medical Association
- Fellow of the American Society of Retina Specialist FASRS
- Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
- California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
- French Hospital Medical Center San Luis Obispo
- Marian Regional Medical Center Santa Maria
- California Medical Ambulatory Surgery Center
- Premier Ambulatory Surgery Center Santa Maria
- San Luis Obispo Surgery Center