Dr. Mandel is known in the East Bay Area as the "Doctors Doctor." He has been selected by hundreds of eye doctors and other physicians to perform surgery on themselves, their families, and their office staff who trust him for his knowledge and surgical skill, and rely on him for his honesty and integrity.
Dr. Mandel is a fellowship-trained specialist in corneal and refractive surgery and one of the most experienced cataract surgeons in Northern?California. He was born and raised in Los Angeles and is the son of a family practitioner. He graduated with honors from Oxford University, England, receiving a Bachelor's and a Master's Degree. He earned his Medical Degree from UCLA School of Medicine. His ophthalmology residency was performed at Pacific Presbyterian Hospital in?San Francisco, followed by a subspecialty fellowship in corneal transplant surgery at the University of Iowa. He is one of the few corneal transplant surgeons in the Bay Area.