Our Physicians

Max R Johnson, MD, RPh, FACS

Max R. Johnson, MD, RPh, FACS

Dr. Max Johnson opened Retina Consultants in 1988.  A Fargo native, he received his pharmacy degree from North Dakota State University and completed a postgraduate hospital pharmacy residency in South Carolina.  He is a graduate of the University of North Dakota Medical School and completed his ophthalmology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, followed by a surgical and medical retina fellowship at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts. 

Dr. Johnson is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is an active member in several retina societies.  He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and International College of Surgeons. 

Learn more about Dr. Johnson here.




Marina Gilca, MD

Marina Gilca, MD

Dr. Marina Gilca joined Retina Consultants in October 2017.  Dr. Gilca received her medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.  She completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Montreal in Montreal, Canada, followed by a surgical and medical retinal fellowship at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois.  

Dr. Gilca is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists.  She is also fluent in several languages. 

Learn more about Dr. Gilca here.