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Kevin Kirchner
Ophthalmology
St. Charles Ave. Multi-Specialty
MD (Oculoplastics and Neuro-Ophthalmic Specialist)
3700 St. Charles Avenue
6th Floor
New Orleans, LA  70115
Ph: (504) 412-1200
Fax: (504) 899-2866

Ophthalmology (Oculoplastics and Neuro-Ophthalmic Surgery)

Following his residency, Dr. Kirchner was selected for a prestigious fellowship in Oculoplastics, Orbit and Neuro-Ophthalmic Surgery at St. John Hospital in Michigan. He was trained under Dr. Thomas Spoor, a well-known pioneer in this subspecialty field.

Dr. Kirchner specializes in techniques of plastic surgery as it relates to the eyes and their surrounding structures. Commonly performed procedures include eyelid surgery, tear duct surgery, and treatment of dry eye.

A native of Louisiana, Kevin Kirchner, MD was raised in Shreveport where his father is an Ophthalmologist. Dr. Kirchner completed his undergraduate degree with Cum Laude honors at Duke University.

He earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Kirchner served an internship in Internal Medicine at Ochsner Hospital and completed his Ophthalmology residency training at Tulane Medical Center. During his time at Tulane, Dr. Kirchner received a Clinical Research Award and was elected by his faculty and peers to serve as Chief Resident.

Dr. Kirchner also specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmic Surgery. He is trained in Nerve Block Denervation and Botox for the treatment of chronic headaches and neck spasms. He is also one of the few surgeons in the state to perform optic nerve sheath fenestrations for pseudomotor cerebri patients.

Dr. Kirchner is available for cosmetic consultations. To reduce the signs of aging and improve the skinís appearance, Dr. Kirchner implements botox therapy and dermal fillers.

Dr. Kirchner is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Louisiana State Medical Society, and Jefferson Parish Medical Society. 




 

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