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 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 proceeded to Albany Medical College for his residency and was elected Chief Resident by his peers and faculty. He completed his medical and surgical Vitreo-Retinal fellowship training at Retina Consultants/Albany Medical College while serving as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology.
Currently, Dr. Mali is a board-certified ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon at The Eye Associates, a multi-specialty ophthalmology private practice in Sarasota, Florida. In addition, Dr. Mali is the Founder & CEO of Mali Enterprises which is currently selling his award-winning invention: The Mali Eyeglass Holder (www.malienterprises.org). This innovative product is used to safely and securely hold a patient’s eyeglasses during the slit lamp microscope examination. This versatile product can attach to most tables in healthcare examination rooms, procedure rooms and tables or nightstands at your home.
Currently, Dr. Mali is a principal investigator for many clinical trials including new treatments for wet macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and uveitis. Dr. Mali was named 2020 America’s Top Ophthalmologist. He was also honored with the 2018 Outstanding Alumnus for the West Virginia University Department of Biology for being a leader in his field and his success as an accomplished retinal surgeon and innovator. Additionally, he was awarded the 2019 West Virginia University Homecoming Parade Marshal in honor of his Mountaineer spirit and service to his community.
Dr. Mali has given his time by contributing his medical expertise to worthy organizations such as Baha’i inspired Health for Humanity.
Dr. Mali has dedicated his career to providing the most advanced retinal surgical techniques and technology in the world and offering the highest quality eye care for the Florida community.