Dr. Haas takes a much different approach than the typical "one-size-fits-all" standard procedure. He customizes every procedure to suit the needs and desires of his patients without compromising safety or function. His surgical assistant often jokes about his surgical versatility by saying; "I've never seen you perform the same surgery the same way twice."
Brian D. Haas, MD, F.A.C.S strives to combine surgical excellence with an unwavering commitment to his patients His long list of loyal and satisfied patients is the result of that dedicated approach. Dr. Haas spent six years in the United States Navy, and was highly decorated for the excellent care he provided to fellow servicemen, servicewomen, and their families. While serving his country, he trained dozens of resident surgeons in the techniques of oculoplastic surgery and cataract surgery. After his naval career, Dr Haas has shown the same passion and commitment to teaching overseas. Over the past 20 years, he has spent time teaching and providing patient care in countries all over the world including: Argentina, Cuba, Colombia, Italy, Ukraine, India and Cambodia. Here in America, Dr. Haas has served on the teaching faculties of Bethesda Naval Hospital and the USF Medical School in Tampa. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at UCF Medical School in Orlando. From 1999 to 2009 Dr Haas served 5 consecutive terms as the elected department chairman of ophthalmology at Orlando Health. In 2012 he was selected by US News and World Report magazine as one of the top ophthalmologists in the country. Earlier this year, Dr. Haas was selected by Orlando Life magazine as a "Best Ophthalmologist". In his spare time, Dr Haas enjoys traveling, biking, kayaking, and playing poker. He recently returned from a tour of Myanmar, where he enjoyed seeing the ruins of Bagan, as well as other sacred Buddhist sites. When he isn't working or traveling, Dr Haas enjoys relaxing at his cabin near Asheville, North Carolina.