Dr. Kathleen Gee, MD

Dr. Kathleen Gee, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Kathleen Gee, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Vestavia, AL and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 2004 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

1009 Montgomery Hwy Ste 200

Vestavia, AL 35216

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Gee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gee "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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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  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
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • 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
  • Esophoria
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • 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


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16  Procedures

  • Avastin® Injection
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • 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

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Alabama
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Baptist Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gee to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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