Dr. Tara McCannel, PHD

Dr. Tara McCannel, PHD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 45
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Tara McCannel, PHD is an ophthalmology provider who practices in Los Angeles, CA. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. McCannel is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

200 Stein Plz Retina

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net of California
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetic Retinopathy
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more than 5% of peers
Macular Hole
normal
more than 5% of peers
Vitreoretinal Surgery
normal
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McCannel "Dr. Tara McCannel, the Director of the Ophthalmic Oncology Center at the Jules Stein Eye Institute of the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), has conducted extensive research into the use of fine needle aspiration biopsies and intraocular silicone oil in the treatment of ocular melanomas. Beyond her research and clinical practice, Dr. Tara McCannel acts as Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
7

Conditions Treated

  • Choroidal Melanoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Floaters
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Hole
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
4

Procedures

  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Vitrectomy
  • 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.

Education

  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Toronto (Univ. Health Network)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Toronto (Univ. Health Network)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Toronto
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCannel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCannel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCannel to family and friends
4.5
based on 15 total reviews
Dr. McCannel'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
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. McCannel accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
    Kaiser Permanente HMO
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. McCannel has admitting privileges

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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