Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD

Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD

Accepting new patients
Primary Location
UCLA Stein Eye Institute
100 Stein Plaza
Floor 2
Los Angeles, California 90095


Preferred Name
Anne L. Coleman

Professional/Academic Title
The Fran and Ray Stark Foundation Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor in Department of Epidemiology
Director, UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic




Medical Board Certification

Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology, 1990


Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1990


Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, 1988


Surgery, Medical College of Virginia, 1985


PhD, UCLA School of Public Health/Preventive Medicine, 1997
MD, Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine, 1984


Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Cataract removal
Complex cataract surgery
Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (migs)



  1. Coleman AL. The Importance of Public Health Surveillance for Vision Impairment in Older Adults. JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 12, 2023. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2022.5841
  2. Dervenis N, Coleman AL, Harris A, Wilson MR, Yu F, Anastasopoulos E, Founti P, Pappas T, Kilintzis V, Topouzis F. Factors Associated With Retinal Vessel Diameters in an Elderly Population: the Thessaloniki Eye Study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2019 May 1; 60(6):2208-2217. PMID: 31108551. doi: 10.1167/iovs.18-26276.
  3. Rabiolo A, Morales E, Mohamed L, Capistrano V, Kim JH, Afifi A, Yu F, Coleman AL, Nouri-Mahdavi K, Caprioli J. Comparison of Methods to Detect and Measure Glaucomatous Visual Field Progression. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2019 Sep 11;8(5):2. PMID: 31555493. doi: 10.1167/tvst.8.5.2.
  4. Topouzis F, Founti P, Yu F, Wilson MR, Coleman AL. Twelve-year incidence and baseline risk factors for pseudoexfoliation: The Thessaloniki Eye Study (An American Ophthalmological Society Thesis). [Epub ahead of print]. Am J Ophthalmol. 2019 Oct; 206:192-214. PMID: 31095955. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2019.05.005.
  5. Xu X, Ritz, B, Coleman AL, Liew Z, Deapen D, Lee E, Bernstein L, Pinder R, Marshall S, Heck JE. Hypertension, Antihypertensive Medications Use and Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in California Teachers Cohort. [Epub ahead of print]. J Hum Hypertens. 2019 Oct 8. PMID: 31595025.
    doi: 10.1038/s41371-019-0269-9.
  6. Dervenis N, Harris A, Coleman AL, Wilson MR, Founti P, Yu F, Siesky B, Anastasopoulos E, Pappas T, Koskosas A, Kilintzis V, Topouzis F. Factors associated with non-active retinal capillary density as measured with Confocal Scanning Laser Doppler Flowmetry in an elderly population: the Thessaloniki Eye Study (TES). [Epub ahead of print]. Br J Ophthalmol. 2019 Nov 29. PMID: 31784501. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2019-315212.
  7. Demer JL, Clark RA, Suh SY, Giaconi JA, Nouri-Mahdavi K, Law SK, Bonelli L, Coleman AL, Caprioli J. Optic Nerve Traction During Adduction in Open Angle Glaucoma With Normal Versus Elevated Intraocular Pressure. [Epub ahead of print]. Curr Eye Res. 2020 Feb;45(2):199-210. PMID: 31453714. doi: 10.1080/02713683.2019.1660371.
  8. Margines JB, Huang C, Young A, Mehravaran S, Yu F, Mondino BJ, Coleman AL. Refractive Errors and Amblyopia Among Children Screened by the UCLA Preschool Vision Program in Los Angeles County. [Epub ahead of print]. Am J Ophthalmol. 2020 Feb; 210:78–85. PMID: 31647932. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2019.10.013.
  9. Papadopoulos M, Vanner EA, Grajewsk A, ISOCG CGRN Study Group. International Study of Childhood Glaucoma (ISOCG). [Epub ahead of print]. Ophthalmology Glaucoma. 2020; Mar–Apr. 3(2):145-157. doi: 10.1016/j.ogla.2019.12.007.
  10. Mohammadzadeh V, Rabiolo A, Fu Q, Morales E, Coleman AL, Law SK, Caprioli J, Nouri-Mahdavi K. Longitudinal Macular Structure-Function Relationships in Glaucoma. [Epub ahead of print]. Ophthalmology. 2020 Jan 22. pii: S0161-6420(20)30065-8. PMID: 32173112. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2020.01.023.


  • Super Doctors® Southern California 2022, 2023
  • LXXII Edward Jackson Memorial Lecture - American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member - National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
  • ARVO Gold Fellow Class of 2019 - Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children's Vision Award - National Center for Children's Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness
  • 32nd Joseph Smiddy Memorial Lecturer