Dr. Colin McCannel, MD

Dr. Colin McCannel, MD

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Dr. Colin McCannel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

100 Stein Plz

Los Angeles, CA 90095

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  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. McCannel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Eye Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
high
more than 90% of peers
Progressive High Myopia
high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. McCannel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McCannel "Colin A. McCannel is a Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and a vitreoretinal surgeon at UCLA's Stein Eye Institute (SEI). His clinical focus includes the management of vitreoretinal surgical conditions, particularly macular holes, epimacular membranes (aka: puckers, epiretinal membranes), floaters, complications of diabetic retinopathy, complex retinal detachments, and age related macular degeneration. His research interests include outcomes research, epidemiology of Ophthalmic disease, surgical techniques, simulation surgical learning and intraocular lymphoma. He leads the virtual reality surgical simulation training for both residents and fellows at the Institute. He has served on the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) writing committee for Basic and Clinic Science book 12 (retina) for the past 10 years, first as committee member, now as chair. Currently his chair of the entire Basic and Clinic Science series, overseeing all 13 books development. He has also served on the AAO's Medical Information Technology committee in the past. Dr. McCannel received a bachelor degree in biology in 1987 summa cum laude at the California State University, Northridge, and graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1991. He completed his ophthalmology residency training, and two-year retina fellowship at JSEI. His fellowship was followed by over 10 years of service as a staff vitreoretinal surgeon at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. In 2008 he joined the faculty of the Stein Eye Institute. Publications: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=mccannel c"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McCannel ""The best interest of the patient is the only interest to be considered..." - Dr. W.J. Mayo This quote by one of the founders of the Mayo Clinic embodies my practice philosophy!"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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18  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • California State University, Northridge
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Mayo Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Mayo Graduate School Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute/UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCannel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCannel's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCannel to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. McCannel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Besides being an expert retina surgeon, Dr. McCannel is a caring, attentive and great communicator. Every visit with him leaves me feeling well informed and satisfied. He is also a good humored and most congenial man. He is well worth the wait.
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