Dr. Michael Ham
Prescott and Prescott Valley, AZ
26 years experience male
Medical Profile Michael Ham, M.D., FACS Board Certified 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. He served 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 surgeries. He perfected techniques allowing him to complete cataract surgery in about 5 minutes, with the industry standard being approximately 14 minutes. His 5-Minute Instant VisionÔ 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. As the 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. He supports 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 Honduras. 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.
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United States: Alabama, Arizona, Louisiana, New Mexico
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Sep 22, 2014
A great Ophthalmologist! Very knowledgeable in eye surgery, eye medicine, and many other areas of medicine also. Gives excellent answers. A great resource on Health Tap. Highly recommend.
Apr 20, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
Dec 22, 2015
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Education & Training
University of Nebraska College of Medicine, NE
Kokopelli Eye Institute