Stephen McLeod, MD

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Stephen D. McLeod, chair of the Ophthalmology department at UCSF, specializes in refractive, or vision correction, surgery, cataract and corneal disease. In his research, he has focused on the development of an intraocular lens to restore near vision to patients undergoing cataract surgery.

McLeod earned a medical degree at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md. After completing an ophthalmology residency at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary at the University of Illinois, Chicago, he completed fellowship training in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery at the University of Southern California's Doheny Eye Institute. He is chair of the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Preferred Practice Pattern (PPP) Panels and is a consultant to the Ophthalmic Devices Panel of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He is also editor of the American Medical Association's journal for ophthalmology research, JAMA Ophthalmology.

Clinics

Corneal Disease and Surgery
8 Koret Way, Suite U-545
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 514-8200
Fax: (415) 514-6919

Laser Vision Center
8 Koret Way, Room U-519
San Francisco, CA 94143–0644
Phone: (415) 353–2020
Fax: (415) 514–6904

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Title

Professor
Chair, Ophthalmology

More about Stephen McLeod

Education

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 1989

Residencies

Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, University of Illinois at Chicago, Ophthalmology 1993

Fellowships

USC Doheny Eye Institute, Cornea, External Eye Disease and Refractive Surgery 1994

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Chen CL, Clay TH, McLeod S, Chang HP, Gelb AW, Dudley RA. A Revised Estimate of Costs Associated With Routine Preoperative Testing in Medicare Cataract Patients With a Procedure-Specific Indicator. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018 Mar 01; 136(3):231-238.
  2. Ray KJ, Prajna NV, Lalitha P, Rajaraman R, Krishnan T, Patel S, Das M, Shah R, Dhakhwa K, McLeod SD, Zegans ME, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Rose-Nussbaumer J. The Significance of Repeat Cultures in the Treatment of Severe Fungal Keratitis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2018 Feb 10.
  3. Peng MY, Cevallos V, McLeod SD, Lietman TM, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Bacterial Keratitis: Isolated Organisms and Antibiotic Resistance Patterns in San Francisco. Cornea. 2018 Jan; 37(1):84-87.
  4. Kalin-Hajdu E, Wang Q, McLeod SD, Vagefi MR. Corneal Warpage due to Massage Following Eyelid Surgery. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Sep 14.
  5. Prajna NV, Krishnan T, Rajaraman R, Patel S, Shah R, Srinivasan M, Das M, Ray KJ, Oldenburg CE, McLeod SD, Zegans ME, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Predictors of Corneal Perforation or Need for Therapeutic Keratoplasty in Severe Fungal Keratitis: A Secondary Analysis of the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 Sep 01; 135(9):987-991.
  6. Prajna NV, Krishnan T, Rajaraman R, Patel S, Shah R, Srinivasan M, Devi L, Das M, Ray KJ, O'Brien KS, Oldenburg CE, McLeod SD, Zegans ME, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Adjunctive Oral Voriconazole Treatment of Fusarium Keratitis: A Secondary Analysis From the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun 01; 135(6):520-525.
  7. McLeod SD. Researchers, Reviewers, and Readers: The Ecosystem of Science in the Practice of Medicine. Ophthalmology. 2017 Mar; 124(3):278-279.
  8. Prajna NV, Krishnan T, Rajaraman R, Patel S, Srinivasan M, Das M, Ray KJ, O'Brien KS, Oldenburg CE, McLeod SD, Zegans ME, Porco TC, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Effect of Oral Voriconazole on Fungal Keratitis in the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II (MUTT II): A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 12 01; 134(12):1365-1372.
  9. Parke DW, Lum F, McLeod SD. Stem Cell Treatment: Think Twice If They Ask for Payment. Ophthalmology. 2016 Oct; 123(10S):S62-S63.
  10. Deiner MS, Lietman TM, McLeod SD, Chodosh J, Porco TC. Surveillance Tools Emerging From Search Engines and Social Media Data for Determining Eye Disease Patterns. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 Sep 01; 134(9):1024-30.
  11. Sun CQ, Prajna NV, Krishnan T, Rajaraman R, Srinivasan M, Raghavan A, O'Brien KS, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Effect of pretreatment with antifungal agents on clinical outcomes in fungal keratitis. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2016 Dec; 44(9):763-767.
  12. Ni N, Srinivasan M, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Use of adjunctive topical corticosteroids in bacterial keratitis. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2016 Jul; 27(4):353-7.
  13. Prajna NV, Lalitha P, Rajaraman R, Krishnan T, Raghavan A, Srinivasan M, O'Brien KS, Zegans M, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Keenan JD, Lietman TM, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Changing Azole Resistance: A Secondary Analysis of the MUTT I Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 Jun 01; 134(6):693-6.
  14. Lum F, Feder RS, McLeod SD, Parke DW. The Preferred Practice Pattern Guidelines in Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2016 05; 123(5):928-9.
  15. McLeod SD. Long-term Clinical Outcomes and Cataract Formation Rates After Posterior Phakic Lens Implantation for Myopia. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 Mar 03.
  16. Rose-Nussbaumer J, Prajna NV, Krishnan T, Mascarenhas J, Rajaraman R, Srinivasan M, Raghavan A, Oldenburg CE, O'Brien KS, Ray KJ, Porco TC, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Keenan JD, Lietman TM. Risk factors for low vision related functioning in the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial: a randomised trial comparing natamycin with voriconazole. Br J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jul; 100(7):929-932.
  17. Rose-Nussbaumer J, Prajna NV, Krishnan KT, Mascarenhas J, Rajaraman R, Srinivasan M, Raghavan A, Oldenburg CE, O'Brien KS, Ray KJ, McLeod SD, Porco TC, Lietman TM, Acharya NR, Keenan JD. Vision-Related Quality-of-Life Outcomes in the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial I: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Jun; 133(6):642-6.
  18. Menda SA, Palay D, McLeod S. Endothelial circles after Nd:YAG posterior capsulotomy. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Feb; 133(2):220-2.
  19. Naseri A, McLeod S. Benefits of and barriers to immediate sequential cataract surgery. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov; 132(11):1362-3.
  20. McLeod SD. October consultation #2. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2014 Oct; 40(10):1748; discussion 1751.

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