Dr. Colin McCannel

Retinal Surgery
Los Angeles, CA
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Los Angeles, CA

Address

200 Stein Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
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My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

(310) 794-7904

About

Bio

Colin A. McCannel, M.D., Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, United States of America. He received his title of doctor of medicine in 1991 from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota. He completed a Medical Internship from 1991 to 1992 at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, and went on to train in ophthalmology at the Department of Ophthalmology at UCLA and Jules Stein Eye Institute in Los Angeles, California. Between 1996 to 1998 he returned to the Jules Stein Eye Institute for a vitreoretinal fellowship. Between 1998 and 2008 Dr. McCannel has worked in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota as a vitreoretinal specialist. In the fall of 2008, he joined the Jules Stein Eye Institute. He is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners since July 1991 and the American Board of Ophthalmology since October 1996. He is licensed to practice medicine in California and Minnesota. Dr. McCannel has received several honors beginning during his undergraduate years. He was part of the University Honors Program at his undergraduate college of California State University Northridge. He was the Outstanding Graduating Senior in the Department of Biology and the year previously was awarded the Outstanding Junior in the School of Science and Mathematics. He was listed in Who’s Who in American College and Universities in 1987. During his training he was co-winner of the Henry and Lillian Nesburn award for best research paper at the Jules Stein Eye Institute in 1995. He received the Teacher of the Year Award awarded by residents in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic in 1996. He was a Heed Fellow in 1996-1997, and received a Paul Kayser Scholar Travel Fellowship awarded by the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology in 1998. In 2008, he received the “Innovation in Teaching” award from the Mayo Clinic School of Continuing Medical Education. He is member of several organizations including the American and Minnesota Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Surgeons, the Retina Society, and the Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology. At the Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology he has been a member of the Board of Directors since the year 2000 and served as the President of the organization in 2006/7 academic year. He has given many lectures throughout the world and has done book chapters and research papers. His specific interests include uveitis, digital imaging and clinical research trials. He is a reviewer for several prestigious journals including Archives of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology and American Journal of Ophthalmology.

Specialties
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Retinal Surgery

Ophthalmology

Doctor Q&A

304 Answers
74 Agrees
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin McCannel
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Never heard of it: I have never heard of microbeads causing a corneal abrasion. I have also done a pubmed search and found no publication on this topic, or any topic re ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin McCannel
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Vision loss: Vision loss that typically starts in the periphery and moves toward the central vision is the most specific symptom. If there is any questions, best ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin McCannel
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Unfortunately not: Diabetic macular edema requires specific treatment. While controlling blood sugars is still the most important overall beneficial thing a diabetic ca ... Read More

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Jan 2, 2014
Thank so much for being a part of the Health Tap community for the benefit of both the patients and the doctors!
Dec 23, 2013
an excellent retina surgeon
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. McCannel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you! I am on my 2nd surgery after detachment as the small hole didn't seal after my first where gas was used. This time I got the buckle and oil and so I am just r...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thnanks much for your time.I see ophthalmologist colleague q.3mos.I appreciate your opinion. Mike Michaels(also HT MD)
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Thanks for your quick reply! I read side effects for xepanicol is that people with kidney disease should not use it. Is that true?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, MN
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

Awards

Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
Senior Honor Award, American Society of Retina Specialists
Honor Award, American Society of Retina Specialists

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Society of Retina Specialists
Macula Society
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