James Bryan, M.D.

James Bryan, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist with over 40 years of experience is a member of the AAO

James Bryan, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist with over 40 years of experience. He received his undergraduate education from Stanford University, then subsequently his Medical degree from Cornell University. After completing a surgical internship at The New York Hospital, he served in the military as an Eye Surgeon in the Army. Dr. Bryan then went on to complete his Ophthalmological Residency at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Bryan was previously a Director at the Medical Eye Services of California, INC, a Chief of Staff at Little Company of Mary Hospital, and Past President of the Southern California Eye Bank and Research Foundation. Dr. Bryan is a member of the American Association of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, to name a few.



Stanford University, Bachelor of Science, 1962
Cornell University Medical College, Medical Degree, 1962-1966
The New York Hospital, Cornell University Medical Center-Surgical Internship, 1966-1967
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, Ophthalmological Residency, 1969-1972


Associate, International Eye Foundation-1974
Diplomat, American Board of Ophthalmology-1975
Associate, Research to Prevent Blindness-1975
Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology-1976
Fellow, American College of Surgeons-1977
Member, American Intraocular Implant Society-1977
Member, Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology-1977
Member, American Association of Ophthalmology-1978
Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery-1989


Past President-Southern California Eye Bank and Research Foundation
Chief of Staff-Little Company of Mary Hospital-1982
Vice President-Little Company of Mary Hospital-1982
Secretary/Treasurer, Little Company of Mary Hospital-1980-1981
Past Member-Executive Committee, Los Angeles Co. Medical Association, District 9
Past Director-Medical Eye Services of California, INC
Founding Director-South Bay Independent Physicians Medical Group
Board of Trustees-Little Company of Mary Hospital Foundation-1984


Captain-US Army, Eye Surgeon, 1967-1969
Vietnam Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic Vietnam Campaign Medal


Little Company of Mary Hospital, Torrance, California
USC Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California


Kerato-Refractive Surgery Society, 1983
Epikeratophakia with “Living Contact Lens”, 1991
PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy), 1996
LASIK (Laser in Situ Keratectomy), 1998
VISX Customview-Wavefront Treatment, 2003


Married, 2 grown children, 5 grandchildren