Jesse Dovich, MD, Wins Tesla at 2017 ASCRS Meeting

May 8, 2017: By Market Scope
Jesse Dovich, MD (right), winner of the Tesla at the 2017 ASCRS meeting.

Jesse Dovich, MD (right), winner of the Tesla at the 2017 ASCRS meeting. (Photo by Katie Cannady)


Ophthalmologist Jesse Dovich, MD, of Upland, California, was the winner of this year’s drawing for a Tesla electric car at the ASCRS annual meeting in Los Angeles.

The drawing was held May 8 at the ASCRS Exhibit Hall.

Dovich won a 2017 sapphire blue Model S.

He practices at the Pacific Eye Institute and Laser Center, with several locations in California, and is a clinical instructor with the Department of Ophthalmology at Loma Linda University.

In 2015, Thomas Carter, MD, of Ponca City, OK, won the ASCRS’ initial drawing for a 2015 red Tesla Model S at the meeting in San Diego.

In 2016, David Russell Brear, MD, of Culpeper, VA, was the winner of a blue Tesla Model S at the annual meeting in New Orleans.

This year’s drawing was available to conference attendees who obtained specially numbered tickets from exhibitors or ASCRS officials.

Attendees also could gain a ticket by contributing to the ASCRS Foundation or completing the ASCRS clinical survey.

Dovich’s ticket was the first one drawn.


A crowd forms May 8 at the Exhibit Hall for the drawing of a Tesla Model S at the 2017 ASCRS meeting in Los Angeles.

A crowd forms May 8 at the Exhibit Hall for the drawing of a Tesla Model S at the 2017 ASCRS meeting in Los Angeles. (Photo by Tony Ingenito)


Tesla winner Jesse Dovich after the drawing

Tesla winner Jesse Dovich, MD, after the drawing. (Photo by Katie Cannady)

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