Dr. Taban has extensive knowledge in the field of Oculoplastics Surgery (both cosmetic and reconstructive). Below, please find his education and training information which has made him the elite surgeon that he is today.


COLLEGE: B.S. (biology) – University of California, Los Angeles  (1995-1999)

MEDICAL SCHOOL: M.D. – University of California, Irvine (1999-2003)

INTERNSHIP: Internal Medicine – UCLA/WLA VA Greater LA Health Syst. (2003/2004)

RESIDENCY: Ophthalmology – Cole Eye Institute at Cleveland Clinic (2004-2007)

FELLOWSHIP: Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
OcculoFacial Plastic Surgery – Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA (2007-2009)

FELLOWSHIP: Facial Plastic Surgery – Dr Ronald Strahan (2009).

Medical License

Ophthalmology: Board Certified in November 2008 (active) — Diplomat

Medical Board of California license #: A99093 (active)

DEA license: CA (active)

Professional Societies

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) – Diplomat
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) – Fellow Member
  • American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS) – Diplomat
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) – Fellow Member
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) – Fellow member
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Medical Honor Society, (selected in Junior year)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • American Board of Eye Surgery (ABES) and American College of Eye Surgeons (ACES)
  • Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology (LASO)
  • California Academy of Eye Physicians & Surgeons (CAEPS)
  • Association of Pathology Chairs (APC) Honor Society
  • American Medical Association (AMA)


  • Summa Cum Laude graduate, UCLA (1995-1999)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Medical Honor Society member, selected as Junior
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award
  • Webster American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Resident Research Award (2009)
  • Chief resident as PGY4 at Cole Eye Institute
  • Dean’s Honor List and College Honor Program, UCLA (1995-1999)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, UCLA (1995-1999)
  • Robert G. Hauser Rotary Club Scholarship, given to 1 UCI medical student annually – 2002
  • Western Student Medical Research Forum Award – 2001
  • National Medical Association (NMA)/Rabb-Venable Ophthalmology Research Award – 2001
  • Association of Pathology Chairs (APC) Honor Society member
  • HONORS in medical school
  • Donald E. Pinder, MD Memorial Award for Anatomy
  • Irving M. Reingold Prize + Distinguished Achievement Award for Pathology
  • Robert W. Earle, MD Memorial Award for Pharmacology
  • Milton Kaplan Memorial Award for Microbiology
  • Certificate of Excellence in Medical Physiology

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