Dr. John McCann, MD

Dr. John McCann, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. John McCann, MD is an ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Sandy, UT and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery and facial plastic surgery.Read his story

9350 S 150 E Ste 400

Sandy, UT 84070

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  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Ectropion of Eyelid
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more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. McCann's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McCann "For nearly 20 years Dr. John McCann has limited his practice to facial plastic surgery. He is an expert in cosmetic surgery of the eyelids, midface, lower face, and forehead. He also offers non-surgical procedures including BOTOX®, and fillers. He founded the Club Youthful Me, which is a long term program for achieving and maintaining youthful facial appearances. In addition he cares for patients with disorders that affect the eyelids, orbit, or tear drainage system. Dr. John McCann is a very experienced surgeon having performed more than 10,000 procedures over the last two decades. He has received numerous accolades including being voted to "Best Doctors in America", and a VIP member of "Who's Who amongst Physicians". He was featured on national TV in a show titled "Celebrity Beauty Secrets". In a national poll of his peers he was one of only a few cosmetic surgeons in Utah voted to be in the top 1% of his field. His peers voted him to be the Chairman of his department at Intermountain Medical Center and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center. He is a world renowned teacher in his field and doctors travel from the US and around the world travel to train with him. In recent years he has been honored as the keynote speaker for numerous major international meetings in in Europe, Asia, South America, and Brazil. He has published many scientific papers in the field of plastic surgery and was the executive editor of an important journal in his field. Dr. McCann has invented a number of devices that have been innovative in his field including the compressive goggles used by patients to reduce post-operative bruising by 400%. He is also a member of the Botox national training faculty and has taught many physicians in the region Botox and filler injection techniques. Dr. John McCann's excellent reputation has been earned one patient at a time. In your meeting with Dr. McCann you are likely to find him to be down to earth, an excellent listener, friendly, sometimes humorous, and always very good at communicating to you the best approach to solving your problems. This top cosmetic eye surgeon has completed thousands of successful eyelid surgeries over the years. If you want a top oculoplastic surgeon (ophthalmic plastic surgeon), then you have landed on the right site. We proudly serve patients from Salt Lake City, Draper, Sandy, as well as South Jordan, Park City, and surrounding areas. Dr. McCann was born in Iowa and is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where he completed medical school and received a PhD in biophysics and physiology. His PhD thesis was critical to elucidating the molecular cause of the most common lethal genetic disease of those of European descent, Cystic Fibrosis. Dr. McCann completed surgery training at the prestigious University of California, San Francisco. He did advanced training in eyelid and facial plastic surgery at the University of Utah. After completing his training in Utah, he took a position on the full-time faculty at UCLA. During 9 years on the full time faculty at UCLA, Dr. McCann was the head of ophthalmology at a UCLA affiliated hospital, the founder and director of the Aesthetic Center at the UCLA and the co-director of the orbital disease center at UCLA. After achieving tenure at UCLA he retired from the university to become the medical director of The Center for Facial Appearances. He works at the office in Sandy, Utah. Outside of work Dr. McCann is inseparable from his wife Rachel. They both enjoy traveling as well as outdoor activities such as fly fishing, and white water rafting."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McCann "Dr. John McCann delivers the highest level of care for patients interested in cosmetic facial treatments and for those requiring reconstructive surgery of the eyelids or face. We offer our patients access to the most advanced science and technology but also emphasize the artistry of facial plastic surgery. He offer the best possible surgical skills available in the country to our patients as we make those skills available to others by our ongoing commitment to research and teaching. His practice environment is friendly and our doctors and staff understand the need to treat you as an individual, answer your questions, and respect your time."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  Conditions Treated

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38  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® for Blepharospasm
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® for Severe Underarm Sweating when Antiperspirants Fail
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Neck Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Ultherapy®
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  • University of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Tucson Hosps Med Edu Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Ca
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University UT
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. John McCann, MD
The worst doctor watch out for him he makes fun of you with his staff members and likes.. to spread your complications is not after your best Interst but after your money he needs to get his license revoked
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Nadia – Mar 28, 2018
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Dr. McCann and his team made my procedure a cake walk. They provided help and information on all aspects of the procedure and were unfailingly professional when I had questions. Dr. McCann is very good at what he does!
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Susan C. in Salt Lake City, UT – Mar 25, 2017
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I had a blepharoplasty eye surgery done 4 months ago, to remove the excess skin from upper eye lids, and pull the eye brows up. I am extremely happy with the surgery, and the entire process. Working with the office staff was a pleasure. They were timely and efficient, taking care of all the...Read More
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jeff in Draper – Feb 15, 2017
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I am so thrilled with the results of my surgery with Dr. McCann! He patiently explained what he thought would give me the best result, without looking “done”. There was absolutely no pressure at all during our consultation! I felt very comfortable with Dr. McCann. At my pre-op appointment he...Read More
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Catherine M. in West Valley City, UT – Jan 26, 2017
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Dr McCann is an excellent surgeon who repaired my face following a MOHs procedure for skin cancer. His office was efficient in providing an appointment for me within a few hours after the MOHs procedure. Three months later, I have very little scarring that is evident. The preop & postop...Read More
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Sandy, UT – Jan 25, 2017
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