Dr. Michael Callahan, MD

Dr. Michael Callahan, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
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Dr. Michael Callahan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1971 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

700 18th St S Ste 711

Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
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Blind Hypotensive Eye
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blindness
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Callahan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Callahan "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."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
85

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • 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
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • 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
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • 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
  • Ulcer
  • 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
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • 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

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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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
5.0
based on 4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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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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