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Dr. Candy Chan, MD - Santa Maria, CA - Ophthalmology
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Dr. Candy Chan, MD


(805) 925-2637

Shepard Eye Center - Santa Maria

910 E Stowell Rd Santa Maria , CA 93454

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Care Philosophy

To provide a wide range of eye care with excellence in order to deliver both the best outcomes and the finest experience. We always operate in the best interest of our patients while showing the highest degree of caring, ethics and respect to our patients and each other.

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Dr. Candy Chan, MD's Experience


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In My Own Words

Dr. Candy Chan is a distinguished retina specialist who has committed her career to understanding and treating the abnormal blood vessels that cause macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Chan’s strong research background includes the publication of numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts and includes being Co-Investigator in many retinal-disease clinical trials. She is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of medical and surgical diseases of the retina and vitreous. Dr. Chan is an active clinical faculty member at the USC Keck School of Medicine and is a lifetime member of the prestigious Heed Ophthalmic Society. Prior to moving to the Central Coast, Dr. Chan was on faculty as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Washington in the Department of Ophthalmology.  She completed a 2-year Vitreoretinal Surgery and Uveitis fellowship at the University of California, San Diego. During her combined MD/PhD at the USC Keck School of Medicine and a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Doheny Eye Institute, her research on macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy have been the premises of many of today’s pioneering new advancements in treatment.  Dr. Chan earned her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry at Johns Hopkins University and a Masters degree in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  Dr. Chan continues to be highly regarded as an influential investigator into the causes and treatments of retinal disorders. Dr. Chan also enjoys hiking, cooking, skiing, and most of all, family time.  Dr. Chan continues in the spirit of Shepard Eye Center in the commitment to advance knowledge, understanding, and treatment of a wide range of retinal diseases. Dr. Chan has a strong commitment to family, and bases her professional life accordingly. Her goal and pledge is to help each person reach their highest potential in terms of vision and personal achievement, and to bring the best treatment to fit each individual. 

Dr. Candy Chan, MD's Locations

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Shepard Eye Center - Santa Maria

910 E Stowell Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454

(805) 925-2637 Fax: (805) 347-0033
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