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Alon Kahana, MD, PhD

Healthcare Professional
Attending Oculoplastic Surgeon
Consultants in Ophthalmic & Facial Plastic Surgery, PC
2350 E Stadium Blvd
Suite 10
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Dr. Alon Kahana is an Attending Oculoplastic Surgeon at Consultants in Ophthalmic & Facial Plastic Surgery, PC. He earned a doctorate in molecular genetics and cell biology and his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He then completed a residency in ophthalmology and a dual fellowship in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery and facial cosmetic surgery at the University of Wisconsin. He also completed postdoctoral research training at the University of Chicago and at the University of Wisconsin. He is board certified in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Kahana’s areas of practice include orbital diseases, including tumors, cancer, and thyroid-related eye disease, including Graves’ eye disease, as well as small-incision facial cosmetic surgery and complex eyelid reconstructive surgery. Dr. kahana helps both adults and children with oculofacial disorders.

Dr. Kahana’s research interests include the biology, developmental genetics and regeneration of extraocular muscles and neural crest-derived stem cells in and around the eye. His goal is to utilize clinically driven basic science research to develop novel diagnostic and treatment modalities for diseases such as cancer, thyroid-related eye disease, strabismic disorders, and craniofacial syndromes. In addition, he has an active surgical practice focusing on eyelid, lacrimal, and orbital disorders in both adults and children.

 

Representative Publications:

Orbital Septum Fibrosis in Congenital Ptosis Correlates With Eyelid Function: A Clinicopathologic Study

Thyroid-Related Orbital Decompression Surgery: A Multivariate Analysis of Risk Factors and Outcomes

Geriatric Patients are Predisposed to Strabismus Following Thyroid-Related Orbital Decompression Surgery: A Multivariate Analysis

HIF2A-LOX Pathway Promotes Fibrotic Tissue Remodeling in Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathy

Severe Pediatric Thyroid Eye Disease: Surgical Case Series

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