Meet Dr. Erb

Melanie Ho Erb, MD, is board certified in Ophthalmology and fellowship-trained and certified in subspecialty Oculofacial Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Erb was born and raised California in the San Francisco/Bay Area town of Los Gatos. She moved to Southern California where she has lived since 1983. She earned her B.A. from U.C.L.A. She obtained her M.D. from University of California at Irvine, where she earned many honors and awards including the prestigious AOA award during her Junior Year, which is awarded to the top 4% of class. She then completed an internship in Surgery at UC Irvine to hone a fine surgical skill set in the subspecialties of Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Surgical Oncology. She completed her Ophthalmology residency at UC Irvine, where she won awards for her outstanding eye research.

Dr Erb then went on to complete an additional two years of fellowship training in Oculoplastic Surgery at Eyesthetica, which is one of the few prestigious ASOPRS-approved Oculoplastic Surgery training programs in the country. She has performed thousands of oculoplastic procedures.

Dr Erb has taught and supervised ophthalmology residents at both UC Irvine and USC. Additionally, she has trained oculoplastic fellows at Eyesthetica. She speaks at Local, National, and International meetings to teach her skills to physicians around the world. She has authored book chapters and articles for scientific journals.

Dr. Erb is a wife and mother of of two adult children and enjoys Zumba.

Dr. Erb has been named by Los Angeles Magazine as a Southern California Super Doctor for years 2010 2016, and as a Top Women Southern California Super Doctor for 2011.

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