The Retina Division is concerned with consultation, diagnosis, medical management and surgical care of diseases of the retina, vitreous and choroid. Special interests of the division faculty include retinal detachment surgery, retinal and choroidal disease management, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases, macular degeneration, ophthalmic oncology and uveal melanoma, retinitis pigmentosa and degenerative diseases, uveitis, ocular trauma and low vision rehabilitation.

Full-Time Faculty
Steven Schwartz, MD, Chief
Allan Kreiger, MD
Tara McCannel, MD, PhD
Pradeep Prasad, MD
Jean-Pierre Hubschman, MD
Irena Tsui, MD


Staff Optometrists
Melissa Chun, OD
Jennie Kageyama, OD

Information and Referral
Phone: (310) 794-9770
Fax: (310) 794-7904