BA in German/Minor Pre-Med graduated cum laude
Loma Linda University, La Sierra
Doctor of Medicine,
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Categorical Surgical Internship
General Medical Officer, Cpt. US Army
Resident in Ophthalmology
White Memorial Medical Center
Fellow in Ophthalmic Pathology
University of Southern California, Doheny Eye Institute
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Past Academic and Administrative Appointments
USC Attending Physician Chief Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic Los Angeles
Associate Clinical Professor at
University of California, Irvine
Assistant Chief, Ophthalmology
Long Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Sub investigator for Phase III Clinical Trial for Glaxo Smith Kline (LOCS III Certified)
Backup Medical Monitor ONO Covance Study
Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Long Beach, CA
Former Board Member of the Orange County Branch
of the Foundation Fighting Blindness
Leader & Assistant Troop Leader Girl Scouts
- 8 Years Service
Member of the Board
White Cane Marching Society & Drill Team
Previous Program Chair, Secretary/Treasurer & Vice President, President Orange County Society of Ophthalmology
Life Member, California Scholarship Federation
Life Member LIGA, Flying Doctors of Mercy Life Member
National Registry of Who's Who
Member American Academy of Ophthalmology
Member American Association of Ophthalmic Pathologists
Team Leader for VisionWalk for Foundation Fighting Blindness 2007, 2008 & 2009
Past President Orange County Society of Ophthalmology 2010 & 2011
Past President LeTip of Costa Mesa, CA 2008 - 2009
American Legion - Post 291
Professional Networking With Integrity
Awards and Honors
Excellence in Teaching University of California, Irvine
Strathmore's Who's Who Award for
Leadership & Achievement in Ophthalmology
Recognition of Exemplary Service to her Community and Profession by an award of Life Membership in The National Registry of Who's Who
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17742 Beach Blvd., Suite 305
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Kandavel, G., Côté, M.A. Atypical Presentation of an Intrascleral Nerve Loop: A Non-Tender Pigmented Scleral Lesion with Malignant Features, Submitted for publication, 2004.
Liao, S-Y., Ivanov, S., Ivanova, A., Cocoa-Prados, M.A., Côté, M.A., Stanbridge, E.J., Lerman, M.I. Expression of Cell-Surface Transmembrane Carbonic Anhydrases in the Human Eye: Overexpression of CA12(CAXII) in Glaucoma. J. Med Genetics April, 40(4): 257-261, 2003.
Behrens, A., Shah, S.B., Li, L., Côté, M.A., Liaw, L., Sweet, P.M., McDonnell, P.J. and Chuck, R.S. Evaluation of a Microkeratome-based Limbal Harvester Device for Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation. Cornea 21(1):51-55, 2002.
Peters, N.T., Conn, H., Côté, M.A., Extensive Lower Eyelid Pigment Spread After Blepharopigmentation. Journal of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp 445-447, 1999.
Côté, M.A., and Gaster, R.N., (1994) Keratohematoma Leading to Acquired Posterior Keratoconus. Cornea 13 (6):534-538, 1994.
Côté, M.A., Irvine J.A., Rao N.A., and Trousdale M.D. (1991) Evaluation of the Rabbit as a Model for Acanthamoeba Keratitis. Rev. Inf Dis 13:S443-444, 1991.
Côté, M.A., and Rao, N.A., The Role of Histopathology in the Diagnosis and Management of Uveitis. International Ophthalmology Vol. 14, 309-316, 1990.
Murphree, A.L., Côté, M., and Gomer, C.J. The Evolution of Photodynamic Therapy Techniques in the Treatment of Intraocular Tumors. Photobiochemistry and Photobiology Vol. 46, No. 5, 919-923,1987.
Côté, M.A., Bronstein, M., Macular Hole. In: Current Ocular Therapy, 5th Ed., W.B. Saunders, Co., Orlando, FL, Section 28, Macula, 2000, pp. 552-553.
Côté, M.A., and Rao, N.A., Conjunctiva, and Caruncle. In: Biopsy Pathology of the Eye and Ocular Adnexa, Chapman and Hall, Medical, London, United Kingdom, 1996, pp. 65-112.