Charles J Kaiser MD

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Charles J. Kaiser, MD has been a resident of Miami for over 30 years. Born in Washington, D.C., he moved to Miami from New York at the age of 8. He prepped at Ransom Everglades and then attended Princeton University, graduating with a degree in Molecular Biology. He completed his medical training at the University Of Miami School Of Medicine in 1990 with Distinction in Research in Immunology. After his internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital, he did his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, where he was chief resident during his final year. He joined the team at the Center For Excellence in Eye Care in December 2002.

Dr. Kaiser performs small incision phacoemulsification (cataract surgery) in addition to glaucoma surgery, and laser surgery. He also performs Custom iLASIK (blade-free LASIK) and refractive lens exchange with both standard and multi-focal implants. He is an investigator in several research projects including collagen cross-linking, a treatment for keratoconus and post-LASIK ectasia. He has a special interest in meibomian gland disease, a form of dry eye.

Dr. Kaiser is on staff at Baptist Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital and Jackson South Community Hospital. He is a faculty member of the Department of Ophthalmology at Florida International University and a volunteer faculty member at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute . He also donates his services to the Open Door Clinic in Florida City as well as the National Eye Project.

He is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery as well as a member of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology and the Dade County Medical Association.

 “I feel that my most important role as a doctor is that of a teacher.It is vital that patients understand the implications of their specific diagnosis; only then can we work together to exact a cure.”

Dr. Kaiser has 3 daughters. In his spare time he enjoys jazz, running, and collegiate sports.

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Board Certified
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Primary Specialty
Cataracts
Secondary Specialty
Refractive Surgery
Title
Ophthalmologist (MD)