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
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.
A native of
Louisiana, Kevin Kirchner, MD was raised in Shreveport where his father is an
Ophthalmologist. Dr. Kirchner completed his undergraduate degree with Cum Laude
honors at Duke University.
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.
also specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmic Surgery. He is trained in Nerve Block
Denervation and Botox for the treatment of chronic headaches and neck spasms.
He is also one of the few surgeons in the state to perform optic nerve sheath
fenestrations for pseudomotor cerebri patients.
is available for cosmetic consultations. To reduce the signs of aging and
improve the skinís appearance, Dr. Kirchner implements botox therapy and dermal
is a member of several professional organizations, including the American
Academy of Ophthalmology, Louisiana State Medical Society, and Jefferson Parish