Dr. Kershner pursued his undergraduate studies at Boston University and received his Masters of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees with honors at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He completed his Internship in General Surgery, his specialty training in Ophthalmology at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson and was chief resident in Ophthalmology at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City.
He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, subspecialty certified in Cataract and Refractive Surgery by the American Board of Eye Surgery, a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and over thirty other organizations, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Kershner has served as Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, IK HO Visiting Professor of Ophthalmology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Professor of Anatom, Physiology and Microbiology at Palm Beach State College, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Director of Eye Laser Consulting in Boston, Massachusetts, Past Chief of the Section of Ophthalmology at Northwest Medical Center, Past Medical Director of the Pima Medical Institute, Tucson, Arizona, a Member of the Board of the American College of Eye Surgeons, and Director Emeritus of Cataract and Refractive Surgery at the Eye Laser Center in Tucson, Arizona.
Dr. Kershner has performed more than 28,000 eye microsurgical procedures including microincision cataract surgery, refractive eye surgery for nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism with RK, PRK, LASIK, and the implantable contact lens, the latest surgical treatment for glaucoma, the collagen glaucoma drainage device, and is a pioneer in many of the new techniques for vision correction. In 1999, he received the Achievement Award of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Kershner is among a prestigious few to be selected for inclusion in the "Guide to America's Top Ophthalmologists" published by the Consumers' Research Council of America in Washington, DC. In 2002, Dr. Kershner was recognized as a "Distinguished Alumnus" from Boston University.
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