David Eichenbaum, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist practicing at Network Eye in Tampa, Florida. He is fellowship-trained in diseases and surgery of the vitreous and retina. A native of St. Petersburg, he has been practicing in Tampa Bay since 2007.
Dr. Eichenbaum completed the medical honors program and earned his undergraduate and medical degree at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of South Florida and served as chief resident. Dr. Eichenbaum completed his two-year surgical retina fellowship at Tufts-New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston.
Dr. Eichenbaum has been Principal Investigator in over 45 early- to late-stage clinical trials studying common retinal diseases such as dry and wet macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, and retinal vascular disease. He has published over 40 articles in professional journals, authored multiple textbook chapters, and passionately contributes to the current retinal literature.
Dr. Eichenbaum presents data internationally and is a regular abstract presenter at the American Society of Retinal Specialists, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association of Research and Vision in Ophthalmology, and the prestigious invitational Retina Society meeting. He serves on numerous clinical and scientific advisory boards and national steering committees for clinical research.
Dr. Eichenbaum is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, sits on the Board of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, serves as Chair of the Retina Subspecialty section for the Florida Society Masters Meeting, and has served as Past President of the Tampa Bay Ophthalmic Society. Dr. Eichenbaum received the American Society of Retina Specialists Honor Award in 2020 and the Michael R. Redmond, MD Outstanding Young Ophthalmologist Award from the Florida Society of Ophthalmology in 2015.
Dr. Eichenbaum serves as a collaborative associate professor of ophthalmology at the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida and has held an academic affiliation with USF since 2007. Dr. Eichenbaum co-chairs a monthly retina conference for the residency with Dr. Cohen.