Meet Our Doctors

Meet The Doctors

Pamela J. Bekendam, M.D.

Pamela J. Bekendam, M.D.

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS:

Dr. Bekendam is a general ophthalmologist who has been practicing for over fifteen years. She is currently Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California.

EDUCATION:

  • 1971 - 1973 Associate in Science, R.N., Chaffey College, Alta Loma, California
  • 1985 - 1990 Bachelor of Science, California State University, Fullerton, California
  • 1990 - 1994 M.D., Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • 1994 - 1995 Internship in Internal Medicine, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, California
  • 1995 - 1998 Residency in Ophthalmology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • National Association of VA Physicians and Dentists
  • Christian Ophthalmology Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

HOSPITAL POSITIONS

  • Section Chief, Department of Ophthalmology, J.L. Pettis Memorial VA Medical Center, Loma Linda, California, 2004-2008
  • Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, Moreno Valley, California, 2000-2004

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Dr. Bekendam has numerous scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals.

TEACHING POSITIONS:

  • Cataract Surgical Technique Lectures, Ophthalmology Resident Lecture Series, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda California, 1998-Present

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Dr. Bekendam volunteers annually to Good Samaritan Hospital, La Romana, Dominican Republic, to provide surgical eye care to disadvantaged individuals.
  • President, Tri-County Eye Society, 2002
  • Vice-President, Tri-County Eye Society, 2001
  • Secretary / Treasurer, Tri-County Eye Society, 2000

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