- Dr. Frank Nesi and Dr. Evan Black Oculoplastics Lecture
May 16, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
“Recent Advances in Oculoplastics and Orbital Surgery”
Approved for 1 CME CreditAlon Kahana, M.D., Ph.D., is a board-certified ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, and currently serves as President of the North American Society of Academic Orbital Surgeons.
Dr. Kahana earned a combined B.A./M.A. in Biochemistry at Brandeis University, and M.D. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He trained in Ophthalmology, followed by an Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship, both at the University of Wisconsin. Following fellowship, he was recruited to the faculty of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he is now an Associate Professor with Tenure.
Dr. Kahana’s clinical practice focuses on orbital disease, with particular interest in small-incision approaches to the orbital apex and in the treatment of thyroid eye disease. Dr. Kahana is an inventor, the author of over 60 publications in peer-reviewed journals as well as multiple chapters, and leads extramurally funded programs in basic, translational and clinical research.
Dr. Kahana and his wife Heidi have 4 children, the oldest of whom is a junior at the University of Michigan. His hobbies include jazz, golf, ski, history and most team sports.