Dr. Homayoun Tabandeh, MD

Dr. Homayoun Tabandeh, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Homayoun Tabandeh, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Retina Vitreous Associates Medical Group

1245 Wilshire Blvd Ste 380

Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Tabandeh's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tabandeh "Dr. Tabandeh is an internationally recognized clinician, scientist and surgeon specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous. He has authored over 150 papers, book chapters, and abstracts and has extensive experience in the field of retina disorders. Dr. Tabandeh trained at three world-renowned eye institutes. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital. He spent three years in retina fellowships at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Dr. Tabandeh previously served as the director of the Retina Service, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Florida, Gainesville where he performed complex vitreo-retinal surgeries and trained numerous residents and fellows. Dr. Tabandeh has been an investigator in many national and international clinical trials for the treatment of retina diseases. He has been the recipient of awards in research, education, and patient care. Dr. Tabandeh?s main areas of interest include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, retina complications of anterior segment surgery, and macular hole."


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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

73  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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12  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • 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.


  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tabandeh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tabandeh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tabandeh to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tabandeh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is the best doctor I know .i wish to give him 10 or 20 star .he is not only proffetional at his job ,also he is real human .my mom is diabetic .she was diagnosed bleeding on her right eye that causes her almost blindness.the only doctor could saved her vision was doctor tabandeh.he did sergery...more
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Muy bueno, como persona y como profesional, sobresaliente, estoy muy agradecido
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I give five stars because I feel on some level Dr. Tabandeh saved my life. I had a retina detach. following my cataract surgeries. The detach occurred on a Fri pm and the next am early I was in surgery with him. His colleagues were extremely efficient in the operating room. I felt safe and cared...more
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