Erich P. Horn, M.D.


Dr Horn prides himself on always taking the time to explain eye conditions to his patients and making sure that their questions are answered as part of his commitment to taking superb care of the sight of his patients.

Dr. Horn is well-known in the community not only for his excellent care of patients and outstanding surgical results but also for his giving in his role as Chief of Comprehensive Ophthalmology at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, where he has twice been honored with teaching awards. Dr. Horn shares his expertise with ophthalmology residents, medical students and nursing students, and he teaches at training courses for practicing ophthalmologists from around the country. Locally, he teaches eye surgery to resident physicians at CPMC in San Francisco and at Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland. Dr. Horn specializes in advanced cataract surgery and in a variety of medical and surgical techniques for treating glaucoma. Dr Horn has research interest in age-related eye disease and in the repair of ocular trauma.

Dr. Horn graduated from Harvard Medical School, served as an intern in Internal Medicine at Stanford and completed his ophthalmology residency at California Pacific Medical Center. In 2009, he earned an MBA from Wharton. He lives in Piedmont with his family.

As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr. Horn is an expert in diagnosing and treating disorders of the eyes and the visual system, including cataract, glaucoma, and diabetes complications. An excellent listener, he’ll take the time to puzzle out the diagnostic clues of a patient’s illness, whether it’s a simple problem of correcting blurred vision with glasses or a life-threatening one requiring urgent treatment.

Dr. Erich Horn welcomes new patients at the Oakland office of East Bay Eye Specialists. His expertise in advanced surgery techniques restores clear vision to patients with cataracts. For patients who prefer not to wear glasses after surgery, Dr. Horn uses Restor, Tecnis, or Acrysof Toric lens technology. These customized lenses offer new options for clear vision over a wide range of working distances. East Bay Eye Specialists offers these and other innovative treatments to restore clear sight and maintain the health of your eyes. That’s our mission.

Dr Erich P. Horn MD