Contact Information

700 18th Street S.
Suite 711
Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: 205-933-6888

Insurance Accepted
We Accept all Major Credit Cards


Welcome to Our Website

  • 50-Year Tradition of Excellence in Eye Care
  • Complete Range of Eye Care Services for the Entire Family
  • Knowledgeable and Courteous Staff Committed to 100% Patient Satisfaction
  • Experienced and Skilled Physicians with a Broad Range of Skills Who Are Committed to the Highest Standard of Quality Eye Care Available
  • Optical Dispensary with Board Certified Opticians
  • We Accept all Major Credit Cards

Eye Care Services We Offer:

  • Insurance Accepted
  • Medicare
  • Viva Medicare Plus
  • Blue Cross
  • Seniors First
  • Viva
  • Healthspring
  • United Healthcare
  • Southland National

About Callahan Eye Clinic

Callahan Eye Clinic. has maintained a tradition of excellence in eye care for almost 50 years. Four skilled and experienced physicians provide specialty and routine eye care, offering practically every eye service for all family members, no matter what age. Our physicians' specialties include no-stitch cataract surgery, plastic reconstructive and cosmetic procedures, and services such as general eye exams, contact lenses and eyeglasses.

Michael A. Callahan, M.D.Michael A. Callahan, M.D.

Patients know that when they see Dr. Callahan, they will receive only the highest quality care and sincere dedication to healing.

A Birmingham native, Dr. Callahan received his medical degree at UAB Callahan Eye Hospital. In private practice since 1976, he specializes in surgery of the eyes with emphasis on cataracts and eyelid plastic surgery.

Dr. Callahan is a professor of clinical ophthalmology at UAB Callahan Eye Hospital. He serves on the staff at UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, St. Vincent's, Children's and Veteran Administration Hospitals.

He is married and has five children.

Timothy J. Thompson, O.D.Timothy J. Thompson, O.D.

Dr. Tim Thompson provides complete and comprehensive eye care with a personal approach by giving time and guidance.

Raised in Perry, Ga., "Dr. Tim" attended Middle Georgia College before transferring to UAB Callahan Eye Hospital. He then attended the University of Alabama School of Optometry, obtaining his Doctorate of Optometry degree in 1991.

Dr. Thompson left his private practice here in Birmingham to join us and has been an outstanding addition to our organization.

He is married and has two children.

Julie H. Gannon, O.D.Julie H. Gannon, O.D.

Dr. Julie Gannon has been meeting the eye care needs of her patients since 1990. She continues her dedication by always listening to patients' needs and expectations, then using this information to develop proper treatment programs for eye care.

Originally from Mobile, Dr. Gannon attended the University of the South in Sewannee, Tenn. She received her Doctorate of Optometry from UAB Callahan Eye Hospital.

Dr. Gannon has been practicing in the Birmingham area since 1991 and we are honored to have her on our staff.

She is married and has three children.