Bay Area Retina Associates
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Stewart A.
Daniels, M.D.

Dr. Daniels

Dr. Daniels sees patients
in the following offices:

Castro Valley
Walnut Creek

Stewart A. Daniels, M.D. was born and raised in Los Angeles. He graduated with dual degrees and with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University. As a medical student at the prestigious School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, Dr. Daniels received the merit-based Anna Bing Arnold Scholarship. He was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He pursued research and co-authored papers in the departments of ophthalmology, neurology, and psychology. While pursuing externships in ophthalmology at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston and Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, he confirmed his fascination with the retina.

Dr. Daniels stayed in California for his graduate medical training. He completed his internship at Mercy Hospital in San Diego. He returned to Los Angeles for his Ophthalmology Residency and Vitreoretinal Fellowship at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA. He joined Bay Area Retina Associates in 1988.

Dr. Daniels is a member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists, the California Medical Association, the Alameda Contra Costa Medical Association, and the East Bay Ophthalmology Society. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a fellow in the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has served as the Chairman of the John Muir Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology. He is an assistant clinical professor at UCSF and California Pacific Medical Center. Dr. Daniels has spoken at several national and international meetings. He has published peer-reviewed articles on ophthalmic conditions. He has served as principal investigator and co-investigator on numerous clinical trials relating to medical and surgical retinal care, including the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. He has been recognized as one of the "top doctors" in the East Bay by his colleagues.

Aside from his passion for providing excellent, compassionate care for his patients, Dr. Daniels enjoys the fine dining found in the San Francisco Bay Area. This necessitates road cycling, hiking with his flat-coated retriever, and trail running through the beautiful East Bay hills. He has a keen interest in computer technology. He met his wife, a Boston native, while both were at Stanford. There he cooked and ran the kitchen of her dormitory. Their two daughters are on the East Coast pursuing their own degrees. The family enjoys travelling the world together.

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