Kevin Kirchner MD

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A native of Louisiana, Dr. Kevin Kirchner was raised in Shreveport where his father is an Ophthalmologist.

Dr. Kirchner completed his undergraduate degree with Cum Laude honors at Duke University. He earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Kirchner served an internship in Internal Medicine at Ochsner Hospital and completed his Ophthalmology residency training at Tulane Medical Center.

During his time at Tulane, Dr. Kirchner received a Clinical Research Award and was elected by his faculty and peers to serve as Chief Resident.

Following his residency, Dr. Kirchner was selected for a prestigious fellowship in Oculoplastics, Orbit, and Neuro-Ophthalmic Surgery at St. John Hospital in Michigan. He was trained under Dr. Thomas Spoor, a well-known pioneer in this subspecialty field.

Dr. Kirchner specializes in techniques of plastic surgery as it relates to the eyes and their surrounding structures. Commonly performed procedures include eyelid surgery, tear duct surgery, and treatment of dry eye.

Dr. Kirchner also specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmic Surgery. He is trained in Nerve Block Denervation and Botox for the treatment of chronic headaches and neck spasms. Dr. Kirchner is also one of the few surgeons in the state to perform optic nerve sheath fenestrations for pseudotumor cerebri patients.

Dr. Kirchner is available for cosmetic consultations. To reduce the signs of aging and improve the skin’s appearance, Dr. Kirchner implements botox therapy, dermal fillers, and laser skin resurfacing in his practice.

In addition to private practice, Dr. Kirchner is a staff member at the VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System. In this role, he enjoys serving veterans and teaching Ophthalmology residents.

Dr. Kirchner is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Louisiana State Medical Society, and Jefferson Parish Medical Society.
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Primary Specialty
Oculoplastics
Title
Ophthalmologist (MD)