Dr. Kathleen Gee, MD

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Dr. Kathleen Gee, MD
Dr. Kathleen Gee is a Board-certified ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon specializing in comprehensive ophthalmology, "no stitch" cataract surgery (including toric and multifocal lenses), and cosmetic lid surgery. She was born in Greenville, MS and completed an ophthalmology residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She performs her surgery at Birmingham Surgery Center. EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Biology, magna cum laude, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 1995-1999Doctor of Medicine, magna cum laude, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, 07/24/00 to 06/05/04 RESIDENCYTransitional YearBaptist Health System Birmingham, AL 06/22/2004 to 6/22/2005General OphthalmologyUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL 07-24-2000 to 06-05-2004 HONORS Chief Resident, 2007 – 2008 Advocacy Ambassador Program Resident Representative, 2004-2005 Academic Award of Scholastic Excellence 2004 Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Citation, 2004 Alpha Omega Alpha, 2003 Southern Medical Association, 2003 Benjamin & Roberta Russell Medical Scholarship, 2003 Pathology Honor Society, 2000 Presidential Scholarship, full tuition, 1995 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS Birmingham Surgery Center, Birmingham, AL Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital. Birmingham, AL PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION/VOLUNTEERING American Academy of Ophthalmology Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology, Board Member-Resident Representative American Medical Association Southern Medical Association Medical Association of the State of Alabama Alabama Arthritis Foundation, Associate Board and Task Force Member Sight Savers of Alabama LICENSING Alabama, DEA PUBLICATIONS Chaudhry F, Gee K., Vaphiades M., Biller J, Jay W., GQ1b Antibody Testing in Guillain –Barre Syndrome and Variants, Seminars in Ophthalmology 2006; 21:223-227. PERSONAL INTERESTS Hobbies include volunteering, traveling, jogging, and snow skiing.

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ALABAMA EYE SERVICES1009 Montgomery Hwy Ste 200
Vestavia, AL 35216
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Dr. Gee is a very caring doctor and professional doctor. My first visit she found my problem right off. She operated on me and I went from wearing trifocal glasses to just wearing a pair to read with.
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Dr. Kathleen Gee is a Board-certified ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon specializing in comprehensive ophthalmology, "no stitch" cataract surgery (including toric and multifocal lenses), and cosmetic lid surgery.  She was born in Greenville, MS and completed an ophthalmology residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  She performs her surgery at Birmingham Surgery Center.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Biology, magna cum laude, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 1995-1999Doctor of Medicine, magna cum laude, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL,  07/24/00 to 06/05/04

RESIDENCYTransitional YearBaptist Health System Birmingham, AL 06/22/2004 to 6/22/2005General OphthalmologyUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL 07-24-2000 to 06-05-2004  

HONORS

  • Chief Resident, 2007 – 2008  
  • Advocacy Ambassador Program
  • Resident Representative, 2004-2005  
  • Academic Award of Scholastic Excellence 2004
  • Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Citation, 2004  
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 2003
  • Southern Medical Association, 2003
  • Benjamin & Roberta Russell Medical Scholarship, 2003
  • Pathology Honor Society, 2000
  • Presidential Scholarship, full tuition, 1995                                                     

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Birmingham Surgery Center, Birmingham, AL
  • Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital. Birmingham, AL

 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION/VOLUNTEERING

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology, Board Member-Resident Representative
  • American Medical Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Medical Association of the State of Alabama
  • Alabama Arthritis Foundation, Associate Board and Task Force Member
  • Sight Savers of Alabama

LICENSING

  • Alabama, DEA

PUBLICATIONS

Chaudhry F, Gee K., Vaphiades M., Biller J, Jay W., GQ1b Antibody Testing in Guillain –Barre Syndrome and Variants, Seminars in Ophthalmology 2006; 21:223-227.

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Hobbies include volunteering, traveling, jogging, and snow skiing.

Dr. Gee's Care Philosophy

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    Baptist Health System

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Alabama

    Graduated in 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Avastin® Injection
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery