Our Doctors

Dr. Mandi Conway

Mandi D. Conway MD, FACS, native of Illinois and graduate of the University of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School Chicago, is an incredibly compassionate, exemplary physician specializing in medical and surgical retinal care.

Dr. Mandi Conway is a Clinical Professor for Ophthalmology and for Basic Medical Sciences for the University of Arizona, Phoenix in addition to being the Interim Chair for the Department of Ophthalmology for the University of Arizona, Phoenix

With more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Conway provides complete and thorough individualized care to each of her patients always considering how disease of the eye relates to other potential disease processes taking place within the body.

She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The Macula Society, American Society of Retinal Specialists, American Uveitis Society, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Women in Retina and Women in Ophthalmology.

Presently, Dr. Conway serves as Professor of Basic Medical Sciences at the University of Arizona College Of Medicine Phoenix, AZ. She is also the director of the Ophthalmology Education for Medical Students at the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine, Phoenix Campus.

Dr. Gholam Peyman

Gholam A. Peyman, MD, Ophthalmologist and Retina Surgeon. Born in Iran and as a young adult moved to Germany to study at the University of Freiburg where he received his MD in 1962. He completed his internship at St. Johannes Hospital in Diusberg, Germany in 1964 and at Passaic General Hospital in Passaic, New Jersey in 1965.

Through the eyes of his patients, Dr. Peyman is visualized as “More than a brilliant physician,” but as an incredibly caring individual who views the patient as a complete being taking into consideration all systems of the human body when investigating diseases of the eye.

Dr. Peyman is responsible for the invention of LASIK eye surgery which corrects the vision of an eyeglass dependent patient allowing them to be free from wearing eyeglasses. He has been granted 124 US Patents covering an extensive range of medical devices, intra-ocular drug delivery, surgical techniques, as well as new methods of diagnosis and treatment

Over a 40 year period, his interest in engineering and pharmacology along with his in-depth background and experience in ophthalmology resulted in improvements in surgical methods and revolutionary new treatment methods and modalities. Currently, Dr. Peyman resides in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Dr Amit Sangave

Amit A. Sangave, MD is a caring and patient-oriented physician and surgeon who specializes in the management of retinal diseases. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is fellowship trained in vitreoretinal surgery. Dr. Sangave specializes in management of diabetic eye disease, age-related macular degeneration, retinal tears and detachment as well as a host of other retinal disease. Procedures he performs include intravitreal injections, retinal lasers, and vitrectomy for vitreous hemorrhage, retinal detachment, epiretinal membrane and macular hole.

Dr. Sangave was born and brought up in upstate New York, and completed both medical school and residency at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He then went on to finish a two-year fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit Michigan. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. He prides himself on ethical patient care, excellent communication skills, and ability to work as part of a team.

Since early in his career, research has been an important focus for Dr Sangave. He has been part of scientific pursuits at multiple institutions including the prestigious National Eye Institute. He has published several book chapters and journal articles in peer-reviewed journals. A drive to stay at the cutting edge fosters his ongoing participation in clinical trials and research.

When not taking care of patients, Dr. Sangave likes to play tennis, hike, and go skiing with his fiancé. He is looking forward to exploring Arizona and getting to know the community.