Dr. Robert Kershner, MD

Dr. Robert Kershner, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Robert Kershner, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boston, MA. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

2 Avery St Apt 19E

Boston, MA 02111

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Dr. Kershner's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kershner "Dr. Kershner is an ophthalmologist, eye physician and surgeon, Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmic Medical Technology at Palm Beach State College and President and CEO of Eye Laser Consulting in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He is an internationally known thought leader and innovator, having authored more than two hundred scientific articles, written or contributed to more than thirty textbooks, and is on the editorial board and reviewer for numerous scientific journals. Dr. Kershner has been an invited guest speaker throughout the United States and internationally and has received numerous awards for teaching and surgical excellence including, the International Association for Training and Research in Ophthalmic Surgery in Stansstad, Switzerland, the late Director General and Professor Svyatoslav N. Fyodorov of the Intersectoral Research and Technology Complex in Moscow, Russia, the Japanese Society for Cataract Research, the Japan Intraocular Lens Implant Society, the Gold Medal from the Indian Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society, the Maharshtra Ophthalmic Society, the Bombay Ophthalmologist's Association and the IK HO Visiting Professorship of Ophthalmology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is an expert consultant to the industry in refractive cataract surgery, the surgical correction of astigmatism and presbyopia, neuroadaptation and physician led innovation for emerging technologies in ophthalmology."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kershner "The patient always comes first. In education, research and clinical practice, the test of any new procedure, therapy or treatment is an answer to the question, "is this the best possible option for this patient?""

7  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Technology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

18  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • U Ariz Hlth Sci Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • U Ariz Hlth Sci Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Vermont Graduate College
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kershner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kershner consistently ranks in the top 2% of ophthalmologists worldwide. He has been featured in television, radio, print, and online, in USA Today, Men's Health, Ladies Home Journal, and Newsweek, has written for the Boston Globe Magazine, was seen worldwide on television performing surgery with the first bifocal intraocular lens implant in 1984, the Implantable Miniature Telescope in 2003, on

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