Dr. Kent Kirk specializes in laser vision correction procedures, such as LASIK (Laser Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis), PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) and Intacs, as well as Conductive Keratoplasty. Dr. Kirk also performs small-incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation (including ReZoom, ReStor and Crystalens).
An Illinois Native, Dr. Kent Kirk earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He received medical training through an internship at Evanston Hospital in Evanston and an ophthalmic residency at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition, Dr. Kirk has served as a clinical associate professor in ophthalmology at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago.
A board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Kent Kirk also is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He maintains additional memberships in the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery; the Chicago Ophthalmological Society; and the American College of Eye Surgeons; and the Council for Refractive Surgery Quality Assurance.