Nicholas Chan, MD is a board certified, fellowship trained cornea, cataract and LASIK surgeon. Dr. Chan is a graduate of Stanford University and earned his medical degree from Case Western School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Washington Eye Institute in Seattle. He later completed a fellowship in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery at Northwestern Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr. Chan specializes in full and partial-thickness corneal transplantation (PKP, DSEK, DMEK, DALK), refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK, cross-linking), standard and complex cataract surgery (Blade-Free femtosecond laser cataract surgery, sutured IOLs for dislocated lenses), ocular surface procedures (pterygium excision, superficial keratectomy, EDTA chelation), and medical cornea. He has also had in depth training in medical retina including injections and laser procedures through his experience at the University of Washington. Though he has had extensive surgical experience, Dr. Chan’s ultimate goal is to individualize care for each of his patients, treat each patient as he would a family member, and present complex clinical data in a clear manner.
Dr. Chan has published multiple articles and presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). Furthermore, he has advocated for the field of ophthalmology and its patients to Congress.