Dr. Kevin Miller, MD

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Age 58
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Dr. Kevin Miller, MD
Kevin M. Miller, MD, is the Kolokotrones Chair in Ophthalmology in the Department of Ophthalmology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Chief of the Cataract and Refractive Surgery Division, and a member of the Stein Eye Institute. He is the recipient of the Paul Vicari and the Pat and Joe Yzurdiaga Cataract Research Funds at UCLA. He received the Honor, Senior Honor, and Secretariat awards of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). He is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and the International Intra-Ocular Implant Club (IIIC). His clinical practice is dedicated to cataract surgery, laser refractive surgery, and the rehabilitation of eyes with complex anterior segment surgical problems. Dr. Miller teaching activities are diverse. He is an instructor in several required and elective medical school courses at UCLA. He is involved in resident, fellow, and international fellow training at the Stein Eye Institute. He served on the Clinical Optics committee of the AAO Basic and Clinical Science Course. He was the chairman of the book-writing committee for 5 years, editing 3 editions of the Clinical Optics textbook. He served on the Anterior Segment Preferred Practice Patterns committee of the AAO and was involved in writing two editions of Cataract in the Adult Eye. He served on the AAO Maintenance of Certification and Compass committees and currently serves on the Program Planning cataract subcommittee and the Skills Transfer Advisory Committee. For the ASCRS, he serves on the Cataract Clinical Committee, the Retina Clinical Committee, and the Skills Transfer Advisory Committee. He was an organizer of the 2012 and 2014 World Congresses of Ophthalmology. He serves on the editorial boards of the EyeNet Magazine, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, and Em Foco, a Brazilian language publication. He writes a regular column for the EyeWorld, an ASCRS publication. He is a reviewer for many ophthalmic journals. He has trained numerous national and international fellows. He has delivered approximately 200 invited lectures at international meetings and approximately 500 lectures at local and national meetings. He has organized more than 80 instructional courses for residents, fellows, and practicing ophthalmologists. Dr. Miller's research interests are in the areas of refractive cataract surgery, intraocular lenses, ophthalmic optics, artificial iris devices, and surgical outcomes. He was an investigator in the Alcon Laboratories toric intraocular lens trial, the Hoya single-piece acrylic lens trial, and the Ophtec endocapsular tension ring trial. He participated in the development and national launch of the Alcon Laboratories Infiniti Vision phacoemulsification system. He is an investigator in the Calhoun Vision light adjustable lens study and the Alcon high-power toric intraocular lens post approval study. He was an investigator in the Ophtec model 311 iris reconstruction lens trial. He has a humanitarian device exemption from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to implant Morcher artificial iris devices in eyes with congenital or acquired iris defects. He is an investigator in the HumanOptics artificial iris clinical trial. Dr. Miller is also interested in the cataract surgical outcomes of functionally monocular patients and the surgical outcomes of patients who undergo cataract surgery following retinal surgery.

300 Stein Plaza, Ucla

Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Dr. Kevin Miller, MD

Dr. Kevin Miller, MD

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Miller provides highly personalized care to each patient he sees, treating each person as family. He takes the time to listen, educate, and answer questions. He is a full time member of the UCLA School of Medicine faculty. He travels and lectures extensively, both  nationally and internationally, and is one of the most well known ambassadors of the UCLA Stein Eye Institute. 
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Dr. Miller's Experience

Dr. Miller's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Aniridia
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blindness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Keratoconus
  • Lens Disorders
  • Nearsightedness
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Refractive Error
  • Senile Cataracts


  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Descemet's Stripping With Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Franklin Square Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Jules Stein Eye Inst, UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Wilmer Inst/Johns Hopkins University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Los Angeles, CA |
Dr Miller was referred to me by the two ophthalmologists I asked. Small wonder- he is the top cataract surgeon at Jules Stein. (Of course that means a long wait for an appointment). So I was confident that he was a great surgeon and his protocol is extremely professional (complete with informative videos) But what surprised me was his warmth and how much he cared. I had other eye problems besides my need for cataract surgery and he addressed them an offered to go out of his way to help.
in North Hollywood, CA |
I had lens replacement surgery on both eyes due to cataracts performed by Dr. Miller. I could not be happier with the results and the excellent care and that was provided to me by Dr. Miller and his fantastic staff.
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Hospitals where Dr. Miller has admitting privileges

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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