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Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery | Male

EyeHealth Northwest 1955 NW Northrup St Portland, OR 97209 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

Dr. Chan-Kai has strong experience in a wide range of vitreoretinal conditions and carries a particular interest in diabetic retinopathy, macular surgery and macular degeneration.

Biography

Brian T. Chan-Kai MD is a fellowship trained Vitreoretinal Specialist. He graduated from the University of California in 1998 with a B.S. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. He subsequently attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical student honor society. After earning his medical degree, Dr. Chan-Kai completed both his Internship in 2004 and his Residency in Ophthalmology in 2007 at Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals. After deciding to sub-specialize in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery and Ocular Oncology, he was accepted as a fellow at OHSU's Casey Eye Institute for a 2 year Vitreoretinal fellowship program from 2007 – 2009. Dr. Chan-Kai has participated in many research programs as well as having several published papers in medical journals. He has also been invited to present his research at both national and local meetings and seminars. Dr. Chan-Kai is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American Medical Association, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, The American Society of Retinal Specialists and the Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology.

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Dr. Chan-Kai's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Brian T. Chan-Kai MD is a fellowship trained Vitreoretinal Specialist. He graduated from the University of California in 1998 with a B.S. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. He subsequently attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical student honor society.

After earning his medical degree, Dr. Chan-Kai completed both his Internship in 2004 and his Residency in Ophthalmology in 2007 at Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals. After deciding to sub-specialize in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery and Ocular Oncology, he was accepted as a fellow at OHSU's Casey Eye Institute for a 2 year Vitreoretinal fellowship program from 2007 – 2009.

Dr. Chan-Kai has participated in many research programs as well as having several published papers in medical journals. He has also been invited to present his research at both national and local meetings and seminars. Dr. Chan-Kai is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American Medical Association, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, The American Society of Retinal Specialists and the Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Chan-Kai's Care Philosophy

Dr. Chan-Kai has strong experience in a wide range of vitreoretinal conditions and carries a particular interest in diabetic retinopathy, macular surgery and macular degeneration.

Dr. Chan-Kai's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Medical College Of Wisconsin

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor Coll Med Affil Hosp

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor College Of Med

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Oregon Health and Science University/Devers Eye Institute

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California, Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Retinal Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery