Dr. Mehran Taban, MD

Dr. Mehran Taban, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Mehran Taban, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

23451 Madison St Ste 110

Torrance, CA 90505

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
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Top Care Areas

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Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 97% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Taban's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Taban "Mehran (Ron) Taban M.D. is a distinguished ophthalmologist specializing in medical and surgical management of the retina and macula in the greater Los Angeles area. A Board Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, he is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of UCLA; then graduated at the top of his medical school class at the University of California Irvine, achieving status in Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society. Dr. Taban has undergone rigorous ophthalmology training, including residency at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic, being appointed as the Chief Resident, followed by vitreoretinal fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in surgical and medical retina. He has been awarded the highest awards in the field of vitreoretinal disease, including Heed Fellowship award, Retina Society Fellowship award, and the prestigious and exclusive Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation award. He has also been voted to the Super Doctors, Rising Stars for 2013 and 2014. Dr. Taban has performed thousands of vitreoretinal lasers and surgeries. His expertise and interests include complex retinal detachments, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, ocular trauma, retinal vein occlusion, intraocular hemorrhage, and uveitis. Dr. Taban has a strong interest in retinal research and has published over 50 original articles and book chapters in top-tiered journals. He is a notable journal reviewer for Ophthalmology and British Journal of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS). Outside of work, Dr. Taban enjoys catching up with family and friends as well as studying history, hiking and jogging. EMAIL: DrTaban@mrvcenter.com"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Taban "At the Macula Retina Vitreous Center, we treat a wide variety of eye conditions affecting the retina, macula and vitreous. We are here to help you."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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18  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • 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.


  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of California, Irvine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taban has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Persian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taban's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taban to family and friends
84 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (84)

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Dr. Taban'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
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Patient Comments (8)

Dr Taban is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about his practice. During my first consultation and throughout the entire process he has been prompt and precise in answering all my questions . The procedure was painless and with a quick recovery. The results are absolutely flawless and...more
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Very caring, friendly and hard working doctor
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I had a Skype consultation with Dr. Taban about one ptotic eye and skin removal (blepharoplasty) on the other while I was in Europe. From the moment I talked to him I felt like I was in the right hands. He is extremely knowledgable, a leading scholar/publisher in the field, and a very caring and...more
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Due to eye trauma, I had to undergo a complicated cataract surgery. Dr. Taban performed the surgery and did a wonderful job. He is very knowledgeable and considerate. His staff is professional and courteous. I highly recommend his services.
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Dr Taban's Torrance office failed to provide a valid billing statement at the time of service. Repeated calls to his office did not solve this issue. His staff not only failed to provide the requested documents, but repeatedly failed to call back and/or email back any communications on the...more
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