Doctor Profile

D. Michael Colvard

Michael Colvard

Colvard-Kandavel Eye Center
5363 Balboa Boulevard, Suite 545
Encino, CA 91316


California (CA)




Dr. Michael Colvard is recognized as one of the nation’s leading cataract surgeons. He is in private practice in Encino and Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology on the volunteer clinical faculty of UCLA Stein Eye Institute. In addition to the Super Doctors® listing, independent consumer groups have recognized him as one of “America’s Top Ophthalmologists” and one of America’s 100 most influential eye surgeons. He is the principal author of the textbook Achieving Excellence in Cataract Surgery and is editor of several medical journals. Dr. Colvard has received the Honor Award and Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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Southern California Super Doctors 2023
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Southern California Super Doctors 2021
Southern California Super Doctors 2020
Southern California Super Doctors 2019
Southern California Super Doctors 2018
Southern California Super Doctors 2017
Southern California Super Doctors 2016
Southern California Super Doctors 2015
Top Doctors and Dentists for Women 2015
Southern California Super Doctors 2014
Southern California Super Doctors 2013
Southern California Super Doctors 2012
Southern California Super Doctors 2011
Southern California Super Doctors 2010
Southern California Super Doctors 2008/2009
Los Angeles Super Doctors 2007

About Michael Colvard

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine

Graduation Year: 1973

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Honors and Awards:

Phi Beta Kappa,

Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society,

Awarded for long standing contributions to post graduate teaching at national eye society meetings Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology,

Awarded for life-time contributions to teaching and the advancement of the science of ophthalmology Senior Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology,

Invited memebership for the  two hundred most prominent cataract surgeons in the world International Intra-Ocular Implant Club,

Invited memebership for most prominenet cataract and refractive surgeons in the US American College of Ophthalmic Surgeons,

Professional Activity:

Clinical Professor USC Keck Scholl of Medicine

Medical Director, Colvard Eye Center

Medical Director, Friends of Vision

Cataract Section Editor, Focal PointsClinical Module, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Contributing Editor, Review of Ophthalmology

Clinical Professor, volunteer faculty, Jules Stein Eye, UCLA School of Medicine

Community Service:

Administrative Director of Friends of Vision

Publications, Lectures and Presentations:

Editor and Prinicpal Contributing Author of Textbook, Achieving Excellence in Cataract Surgery

Author of over 50 articles and papers in medical literature

Educational Background:

Mayo Clinic- residency and fellowship in Ophthalmology

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