A native of Nebraska, Dr. Ham graduated from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln in 1990 and its Medical Center in Omaha in 1994. As a medical student, Dr. Ham provided care at the University of Arizona Medical Center and at a community hospital and clinic in Belize, Central America.
He served his internship and received his specialty training in Ophthalmology at the Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans. During this time, he studied at five different clinics/hospitals under 22 different physicians, receiving the most comprehensive training available. He also served as the sole physician for an island off the coast of Honduras, Utila.
Dr. Ham, a board-certified surgeon, performs a variety of eye surgeries and treatments including Instant Vision Cataract Surgery, laser glaucoma surgery, laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy and eyelid Blepharoplasty and related plastic eye surgery. Dr. Ham is committed to staying abreast of the latest changes in ophthalmic eye care and surgery. The Institute is dedicated to expanding knowledge of eye care issues through education directed at both healthcare professionals and the community at large.
Dr. Ham has been a practicing ophthalmologist and eye surgeon for over 20 years, performing nearly 20,000 surgeries in both the Phoenix area and Prescott/Prescott Valley.
Dr. Ham is married with three children. He supports the communities he lives and works in, providing both human and financial resources to local causes and charities.
He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons and the Arizona Medical Association.