Dr. Kessler is an American Board of Ophthalmology certified ophthalmologist who has been practicing comprehensive ophthalmology in Carroll County since 1990. Dr. Kessler routinely performs advanced cataract surgery, along with the treatment of many eye diseases including cataract, glaucoma, diabetes, and macular degeneration.
Dr. Kessler has been the leader in bringing advanced eye surgery to Carroll County. In 1993, he became the first surgeon in Carroll County to perform refractive surgery. He has successfully performed thousands of cataract surgery procedures. He was the first surgeon to perform stitch-less, small incision cataract surgery at Carroll Hospital Center. In July 2005, he became the first surgeon in Carroll County to implant the ReSTOR and Rezoom multifocal lens implants.
Dr. Kessler’s philosophy is to treat each patient in a kind and caring manner using the most advanced technology available. He and his staff are well known for providing his patients with a thorough, professional and friendly eye care experience. From routine eye examinations to complex eye conditions, entrust Dr. Kessler with your eye care.
Bachelor of Arts: University of Pennsylvania cum laude
Doctor of Medicine: University of Pennsylvania
Internship: University of Pennsylvania Presbyterian Hospital
Ophthalmology Residency: University of Maryland Hospital
Ophthalmology Chief Resident: University of Maryland Hospital
American Board of Ophthalmology re-certified 2002 & 2012
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Maryland Hospital
Carroll County Medical Society, President 1995-1997
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
International Society of Refractive Surgeons
Maryland Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Carroll Hospital Center: Laser Safety Committee, Chairman
Medical Director of the Carroll County Eye Surgery Center