Dr. Kian Eftekhari, MD

Dr. Kian Eftekhari, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 34
Dr. Kian Eftekhari, MD is an ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery.Read his story

1002 E South Temple Ste 308

Salt Lake City, UT 84102

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Eyelid Surgery
more than 5% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
more than 1% of peers

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Dr. Eftekhari's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Eftekhari "Dr. Eftekhari is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Eftekhari completed his undergraduate degree at Stanford University and was a visiting student at Oxford University. He then went on to complete his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. In medical school, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and recipient of the Agnew Fellowship for surgical research and the Charles Oliver award for excellence in ophthalmology research. Dr. Eftekhari completed his residency at the Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania followed by a prestigious two-year fellowship in oculoplastic and facial surgery with Dr. Richard Anderson in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Eftekhari has published papers in peer-reviewed journals on topics including periocular cancer, blepharospasm, and aesthetic eyelid surgery. He serves as a reviewer for ophthalmology and aesthetic surgery journals and is a writer of board-examination review materials in ophthalmology. "


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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

15  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Scars
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wrinkles

15  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® for Blepharospasm
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Orbital Surgical Procedures
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Scheie Eye Inst/Chldns Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Center for Facial Appearances with Richard L. Anderson, M.D.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eftekhari has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eftekhari's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eftekhari to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Eftekhari'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 (2)

Dr. Eftekhari is exceptional in involving his patients in the decisions to be made in the treatment plan. He is a very caring doctor and is understanding of the patient's apprehension. He showed patience through the many questions that I had and thoughtfully answered them in a way that made me feel...more
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