Michael Ham, M.D., FACS
A native of
Nebraska, Dr. Ham graduated from the University of Nebraska, Omaha in 1990 and
its Medical Center in 1994. As a medical
student, Dr. Ham provided care at the University of Arizona Medical Center and
at a community hospital and clinic in Belize, Central America.
his internship and received his specialty training in Ophthalmology at the
Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans. During this time, he studied at five different
clinics/hospitals under 22 different physicians, receiving the most
comprehensive training available in advanced technology and techniques.
Dr. Ham, a
board-certified surgeon, performs a variety of eye surgeries and laser
treatments including the Instant Vision (tm) cataract surgery,
glaucoma surgery, laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy and Blepharoplasty
and related plastic eye surgery. To
date, he has performed over 12, 000 cataract and over 1,000 Blepharoplasty
techniques allowing him to complete cataract surgery in about 5 minutes, with
the industry standard being approximately 14 minutes. His
cataract surgery helps to reduce risks and complications and accelerates
recovery. Most patients of Dr. Ham’s
cataract procedure return to normal activities the same day as surgery.
Medical Director of the Kokopelli Eye Institute, Dr. Ham is committed to
staying abreast of the latest changes in ophthalmic eye care and surgery. The
Institute is dedicated to expanding knowledge of eye care issues through
education directed at both healthcare professionals and the community at large.
the Tri-City community, providing both human and financial resources to local
causes and charities. He also donated
his time to staff the only medical clinic located on the bay island of Utila in
Dr. Ham was
selected as one of America’s Top Ophthalmologists by the Research Council of
America. He is a member of the American
Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association, the American
College of Surgeons and the Arizona Medical Association. Dr. Ham is licensed as a physician in
Arizona, Alabama and Louisiana.