Dr. Tayani is a board certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained orbital-facial plastic surgeon specializing is ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery of the eyes and upper face. He is one of the most highly trained vision and facial aesthetics specialists is Southern California. Dr. Tayani has chosen to specialize in this particularly delicate area of eye care to ensure that patients with eye-related concerns receive the focused attention and specialized care they deserve.
Dr. Tayani attended the University of California, Irvine, where he double majored in biology and psychology. He was heavily involved in leadership roles such as being the President of the Alpha Epsilon Delta National Premed Honor society. After receiving his medical degree at the University of California, Irvine, he went on to complete his master's degree at the University of California, Los Angeles, in Health Policy and Management. He pursued an internship at Yale University with Dr. Ali Khodadoust, a residency in ophthalmology in Milwaukee, and ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship training at Harvard University. He also participated in several preceptorship programs around the country with key members of the aesthetic community.
In 2000, Dr. Tayani opened his practice in San Clemente, which he based on traditional family values. He is currently on staff at Mission Memorial, South Coast Medical Center, Saddleback Memorial, UCI Medical Center, Hoag Medical Center and St. Jude Medical Center, and is Chief of Ophthalmology at San Clemente Hospital and Medical Center. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, California Medical Association, and the Orange County Medical Association.
Dr. Tayani believes that it is always in a patient's best interest to see a specialist, particularly in cases involving the eyes. He always strives for surgical excellence, as he knows how sensitive and vital patients' eyes and upper face are to their self-image and personal well-being. Dr.Tayani has been accredited by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and The American Board of Ophthalmology. He has donated his services to the Child Abuse Prevention Center, and the staff has participated in fundraisers for the American Cancer Society and American Diabetes Association.
Dr. Peter Joson is a board-certified ophthalmologist who is fellowship-trained in glaucoma. His expertise in the diagnosis and management of general ophthalmic conditions and the many varieties of glaucoma result in optimal care.
Furthermore, he is proficient in cataract surgery and the latest medical, laser, and surgical treatments for glaucoma, including selective laser trabeculoplasty, laser iridotomy and iridoplasty, trabeculectomy with antimetabolites, and glaucoma drainage device implantation.
He believes that medicine, and particularly, ophthalmology and glaucoma, are both sciences and arts. He endeavors to apply the science of medicine and tailor a treatment plan to the individual patient.
After spending his formative years in Anaheim, he attended Cornell University, double majoring in biology and economics. He then worked as a research associate in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the UC-Irvine School of Medicine. After receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree from New York Medical College, he completed an internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Washington. Dr. Joson returned to New York to pursue a fellowship at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary with Dr. Robert Ritch, a pre-eminent leader in the field of glaucoma.
Committed to research and teaching, Dr. Joson has conducted research at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute, and has presented and published scientific papers in both the basic and clinical science of glaucoma.
He is a clinical instructor at the Veterans’ Administration Medical Center in Long Beach. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society and the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.
He is a founding member and officer in the Orange County Glaucoma Society. Lastly, he holds leadership positions in the Orange County Society of Ophthalmology and the Association of Philippine Ophthalmologists in America.
As such Dr. Joson has been accredited with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and The American Board of Ophthalmology. He has been an advocate and volunteer for EyeCare America and Fightblindness.org.
Dr. John Martinez, originally from Los Angeles, is a board certified, fellowship-trained dermatologic surgeon who is competent in all aspects of surgical and cosmetic dermatology. He has been practicing Dermatology and Mohs surgery since 1995.
Dr. Martinez received his A.B degree from Stanford University and attended Stanford Medical School for his medical training.
He received his dermatology training at the University of Buffalo. Following his fellowship training in Philadelphia, he returned to Buffalo New York and was appointed to the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology. He was part of the dermatology residency faculty and was closely involved in the training of dermatology residents. He also served as interim Chief of Dermatology Surgery at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York.
Dr. Martinez relocated to Southern California in 2004 and joined the Southern California Permanente Medical Group, where he was appointed to Chief of Dermatology at Kaiser Permanente in Orange County. He was also the co-founder and co-director of the Procedural Dermatology and Mohs Surgery Fellowship, in collaboration with Dr. Christopher Zachary, at the University of California Irvine. He was appointed to Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of California, Irvine. He enjoys teaching dermatology residents and also training fellows in Mohs Micrographic surgery.
Dr. Martinez has been a committed teacher throughout his professional career. He was awarded the President’s Award for Volunteerism by President Barack Obama in 2010. In 2009-2011, he was named Physician of Excellence by his peers and published by the Orange Coast magazine. He was also chosen as Orange County Physician of excellence for best Mohs Surgeon in 2011.
His personal hobbies include running, weight training, tennis, hiking and spending as much time as he can with his family.
“Dr. D” as he is known, is an Orange County board certified plastic surgeon who is dedicated to providing you with the skillful and compassionate care that you should look for in any plastic surgeon in Orange County. He finished high school at age 15 and graduated with honors from the University of California, Irvine…
“Dr. D” as he is known, is an Orange County board certified plastic surgeon who is dedicated to providing you with the skillful and compassionate care that you should look for in any plastic surgeon in Orange County. He finished high school at age 15 and graduated with honors from the University of California, Irvine at age 19 with a major in Electrical Engineering. Prior to attending medical school and beginning his career as an Orange County cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Daneshmand worked in the computer industry and also was teaching mathematics and computer science at Irvine Valley College, in Irvine, California.
His Medical Doctorate was completed at the University of Southern California and General Surgery training was done at Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield and University of California at San Diego. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery including specific training in Burn reconstruction, Microvascular, Hand surgery, and Cosmetic surgery was completed at the Saint Francis Hospital and the Bothin Burn Center in San Francisco, California. Dr. Daneshmandhas had extensive training as a southern California plastic surgeon, including serving a full year as the Chief Resident supervising the Cosmetic Clinic.
His commiseration is demonstrated in the significant volunteer work he has undertaken. He is dedicated to volunteering his services as an Orange County plastic surgeon, both locally and internationally. Of worthy note, his volunteer service with the Rotaplast International aims at providing superior health care in developing countries throughout the Americas and Asia. Since 1991, he has committed to traveling to such countries as Chile, Argentina, Guatemala, Bolivia, Mexico, and Venezuela in order to perform operations for treatment of congenital defects in children of poverty-stricken homes.
Dr. Daneshmand specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery and breast reconstruction, including breast augmentation surgery and is an active member of the Breast Care Center in South Orange County. He is on staff at multiple hospitals in Orange County, including Hoag Presbyterian Hospital, Saddleback Memorial Hospital, and Coastal Communities Hospital, as well as in Bakersfield, including Memorial Hospital, San Joaquin Hospital and Mercy Hospital.
Dr. Daneshmand’s ability to provide the latest advances in cosmetic, reconstructive, and plastic surgery in Orange County, and his gentle, nurturing approach to patient care has earned him the respect and admiration of patients and colleagues.
Keyian Paydar, MD, is an Associate Clinical Professor at the Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute at the University of California-Irvine Medical School. Dr. Paydar is certified by the American Board ofPlastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.
He earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California Los Angeles, and is a medical graduate of the University of Tennessee, Memphis. Dr. Paydar completed six years of general surgery residency at the University of California, San Francisco, and an additional two years of plastic and reconstructive surgery training. In addition, he completed observer ships in Aesthetic Surgery in Dallas, Miami and New York under the guidance of world-renowned cosmetic surgeons.
He performs the full spectrum of aesthetic surgery procedures, including facial and neck procedures like face lifts, brow lifts, fat injection, eyelid surgery, and rhinoplasty, in addition to body procedures like breast enhancement, tummy tucks, and liposuction. He is also devoted to quality skin care, offering non-surgical skin treatments such as cosmetic injections and laser skin rejuvenation. In all cases, Dr. Paydar says his goal is to “make the human body better.”
Dr. Paydar performs all types of reconstructive surgery, especially for cancer, trauma and burn patients. “I can make a difference in someone’s life; that’s why I do the work I do,” he explains.” It’s essential to be a good listener. That’s how I can deliver what a patient is looking for.”
Before and after surgery, Dr. Paydar spends plenty of time with each patient. He never rushes and sees each patient multiple times. “Patients are often nervous,” he says, “it’s my responsibility to put them at ease and at the same time, be very clear about both the benefits and potential complications. I’m devoted to my patients and am proud to say they put their trust in me.”
First and foremost, Dr. Paydar is focused on patient safety and an excellent outcome. “The first chance is the best chance to get the right result,” he says. Before surgery, he must decide who to operate on and who not. He delves into the mindset of the patient to determine the reasons they are pursuing a particular procedure, so he can address all potential issues.
Once he is committed to proceeding with a patient, he utilizes every bit of his experience, artistry and drive to create the very best outcome possible. Dr. Paydar is a perfectionist and dedicated to surgical excellence. “Hand-eye coordination and artistry,” he says, “are essential traits for a plastic surgeon.” Often working from 6 am to 10 pm, Dr. Paydar is usually consulting with patients, performing surgery, or doing research. “My passion is my work,” he says, “but I also enjoy music, art, and traveling to exotic places.” His first love is photography, taking his own before and after photos of patients. As an athlete, he credits his stamina and fortitude to being a long-distance runner.
Dr. Rebecca Ng has been practicing in the Saddleback Valley area since 1975. She is an honors graduate of the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelors and Doctorate degrees.
Dr. Ng provides comprehensive vision care services for all family members and specializes in contact lens evaluations. She holds a therapeutic and glaucoma drug license and treats ocular infections, ocular allergies, and dry eye problems associated with thyroid and autoimmune diseases. She also assists in the diagnosis and post-operative care of cataracts. Dr. Ng has participated in numerous clinical trials for contact lenses and their related solutions.
Dr. Ng is active in many professional and public service organizations. She has served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Inland Optometric Society, and as a previous member and past President of the DMV advisory board. She is currently a member of the California Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, European Optometric Association, British Contact Lens Society, American Public Health Association and is currently a board member of the Orange County Optometric Society.
Her volunteer experience includes Vision USA, providing free eye exams and glasses for low-income people without insurance and Lions in Sight, providing free eye exams for the third world populations.
Dr. Ng is looking forward to welcoming all her previous patients that were covered under the vision insurances that she currently is not a provider for. Her patients have become life long friends and she is excited to see them all again.
Parents are encouraged to bring in their children for preschool baseline eye exams under their vision plans. Having a full service family practice enables DR. Ng to follow these families through several generations.
Dr. Stephanie Mulick graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and minor in Chemistry in 2002. She went on to obtain her Doctorate of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2006, where she graduated with honors in patient care. She has her Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent Certification and Glaucoma certification and has been caring for patients in South Orange County since 2006.
Dr. Mulick received training in Optometry, and Ophthalmologic co-management of Cataracts, Glaucoma, and Ocular disease. She interned at the Illinois Eye Institute, the Las Vegas Veterans Hospital, the Southwestern Eye Center in Arizona and the Eye Center of North Florida.
She has extensive experience in family eye care of children and adults, including dry eye management, ocular infections, ocular allergies, computer vision syndrome, contact lens fittings, and eye surgery co-management.
Dr. Stephanie Mulick has participated in several volunteer vision clinics, including Lions International, Illumination Foundation and One Sight, to provide eye exams to those in need locally as well as in Central and South America. She has also volunteered at the Orange County Braille Institute's youth program. She is a member of The American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, and the Orange County Optometric Society.
Dr. Stephanie Mulick takes pride in providing outstanding personalized eye care to meet each patients needs.
As a trusted professional Dr. Ann Tran has been practicing in Orange County, specifically in Laguna Woods and Mission Viejo, since 1998. She received her Bachelor in Science from the University of California, San Diego and her Doctorate in optometry from Southern California College of Optometry.
Dr. Tran received her specialty training and interned at the Las Vegas and West Los Angeles Veterans Hospitals and the prestigious Omni Eye in Denver, Colorado. She is therapeutically licensed to treat and diagnosis various eye disease, experienced in co-management of LASIK, Glaucoma, cataracts, and more.
Currently, Dr. Tran is an active member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, the Asian Optometric Society and the Orange County Society.
Additionally, she enjoys volunteering for domestic and international vision missions in Thailand, El Salvador, Mexico & Vietnam. Currently she is involved with the Vietnamese community and foundations such as One Sight, Illumination Foundation, and Girl Scouts of America.
Dr. Tran is experienced with the senior citizen population and has served the Laguna Woods community over a decade. Along with providing comprehensive vision and medical eye exams to families and special needs children, she takes pride in fitting extensive contact lenses to patients of all ages.
Dr. Tran strongly believes in providing exceptional patient care and personalized eye care solutions.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Wildlife Biology from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Dr. Fadavi completed a tear film/ dry eye research internship with Dr. Donald Korb in Boston. She then attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry where she served as class president for two consecutive years, and received clinical honor and four meritorious service awards. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2002, and her Bachelor of Science Degree in Visual Optics in 1999.
After graduation Dr. Fadavi moved back to Boston where she became the managing optometrist for a refractive surgery center for seven years. Since then she has worked in primary care clinic setting. Dr. Fadavi has extensive experience in refractive surgery and cataract management, contact lens fitting, and ocular pathology.
Dr. Fadavi moved to southern California in 2010 to be closer to her family. She enjoys using her strong education and clinical experience to address the vision needs of each of her patients. She takes pride in providing each patient with the highest level of care, so to enhance their lives with better vision. She is also the owner and director of Dr. Fadavi’s Center for Permanent Cosmetics in Mission Viejo.
Dr. Roushan Fadavi first became interested in the field of Optometry during an undergraduate anatomy class on dissection of the eye. During the same time period she volunteered with the visually impaired and saw first-hand the challenges that people face when disease or injury disrupts vision.
Dr. Moin graduated with Honors from Sam Houston State University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology. She worked as a Medical Microbiologist for several years in the Clinical Health Laboratory at Methodist and Memorial Hospitals. Her personal interest and passion for eye care motivated her in continuing her education to obtain a Doctorate of Optometry from Western University of Health Sciences in California. She is a compassionate eye care professional who strives for the wellbeing of her patients in the areas of ocular infections, diagnosis of eye diseases, dry eye symptoms, contact lens fittings and post-operative co-management. Dr. Moin is a member of American Optometric Association, California Optometric Association and Orange County Optometric Society. She routinely volunteers for Illumination Foundation and Kids Vision for Life Organisations.
Dr. Asha Nuti is a board-certified ophthalmologist who is fellowship-trained in Retina. Dr. Nuthi strives to offer her patients dedicated and excellent care. Providing information on the latest clinical advances, a systemic approach to disease, and an attention to detail is crucial in the treatment of sight-threatening retinal disease. Tayani Institute continues to grow in the early part of 2017, Dr Tayani acquired San Diego Eye Care Center in Oceanside , Ca. We are happy to announce Dr. Asha Nuthi joined Tayani Institute in Spring 2017 and will be serving our Orange County locations in San Clemente and Mission Viejo.
Board Certified in Ophthalmology Graduated Cum laude, Vanderbilt University Graduated with Honors, The UHS-COM, Medical School Phi Sigma Alpha Medical Honor Society ASRS Honor Award Chief resident in ophthalmology, NUMC
Clinical Research Experience
Clinical Sub-Investigator on NIH, NET, and pharmaceutical sponsored multicenter clinical trials including: SCORE, DRCR.net, HARBOR, SIRIUS, BRAVO, CRUISE, RIDE, VIBRANT, AREDS 2
Dr. Tai is a board certified and fellowship trained ophthalmologist, specializing in cataract, corneal, anterior segment, and laser vision correction surgery.
Dr. Tai graduated with High Honors in Biochemistry from Rutgers University. She went on to receive a master’s degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in Human Nutrition, and her medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences in California. During her Ophthalmology residency at University at Buffalo, she was chosen as Chief Resident. Dr. Tai then completed a fellowship in corneal, external diseases and refractive surgery at the renowned Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at University of California, Irvine, surrounded by the latest in technology and innovation and mentored by national and international leaders.
During her education, Dr. Tai received multiple awards including Sigma Sigma Phi National Honor Society, Alpha Epsilon Delta National Honor Society, East West Scholarship, and the Hilda S. Foster Scholarship.
After completing her fellowship training at UC Irvine, Dr. Tai opted to stay in Orange County to provide her patients with personalized care, incorporating state-of-the-art surgical technique and technology. Dr. Tai offers the most advanced Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery, and provides her patients with the highest quality of vision utilizing advanced Multifocal and Extended Depth of Focus Intraocular Lens Implants. For patients who are considering laser vision correction, Dr. Tai provides customized all laser LASIK and PRK procedures. Additionally, Dr. Tai offers the most advanced corneal transplant procedures, such as DMEK, DSAEK, DALK, giving her patients the fastest and best visual recovery after corneal transplantation.
Dr. Tai also continues to advance her expertise through teaching, research, and clinical practice. As an Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California, Irvine and at Western University of Health Sciences, Dr. Tai has the privilege of teaching ophthalmology to a new generation of residents, fellows and medical students. In addition, she has presented at multiple national conferences, written numerous publications, and has authored articles for prominent medical journals and websites. She also serves as a reviewer for several ophthalmology journals. As an asset to our diverse community of patients, Dr. Tai is fluent in Mandarin.
Dr. Tai is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Cornea Society, and the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Tai is a highly skilled surgeon and eye care provider with a compassionate, patient-focused approach. She integrates the most advanced technology and techniques to provide her patients with state-of-the-art eye care in cataract surgery, corneal diseases, and laser vision correction.