Mehran Ron Taban M.D. is a distinguished ophthalmologist specializing in the retina, macula and degenerative diseases in the greater Los Angeles area. A Board Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, he 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, where he received Heed Fellowship award, Retina Society Fellowship award, and the prestigious and exclusive Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation award.
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 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), American Society of Retina Specialists, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).
Outside of work, Dr. Taban enjoys catching up with family and friends as well as studying history, hiking and jogging.