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
Gad Heilweil, MD
Kirk Hou, MD, PhD
Hamid Hosseini, MD 
Michael Ip, MD
Colin McCannel, MD
Tara McCannel, MD, PhD
Moritz Pettenkofer, MD
Pradeep Prasad, MD
Jay Sridhar, MD
Irena Tsui, MD

Staff Optometrists
Melissa Chun, OD
Jennie Kageyama, OD

Information and Referral
Phone: (310) 206-7474
Fax: (310) 825-3350