Dr. Michael Callahan, MD

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Age 70
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Dr. Michael Callahan, MD
Patients know that when they see Dr. Callahan they will receive only the highest quality care and sincere dedication to healing. A Birmingham native, Dr. Callahan received his medical degree at UAB. In private practice since 1976, he specializes in surgery of the eyes with emphasis on cataracts, medical and cosmetic eyelid surgery and botox treatment of wrinkles in the forehead and facial area. Dr. Callahan is a professor of Ophthalmology at UAB and the UAB Callahan Eye Hospital. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He serves on the staff at UAB Callahan Eye Hospital and is President of the International Retina Research Foundation.

Callahan Eye Clinic

700 18th St S Ste 711

Birmingham, AL 35233

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Dr. Michael Callahan, MD

Dr. Michael Callahan, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Callahan's Experience

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Dr. Callahan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
3

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
77

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® for Blepharospasm
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Birmingham Southern College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • University Ala Hosps Clins
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Manhattan Eet Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Callahan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Callahan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Callahan to family and friends
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Dr. Callahan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Callahan accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Callahan has admitting privileges

UAB Hospital
1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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