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Benjamin C. Kramer, MD

Education:

Dr. Kramer graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Biology from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He pursued his medical degree at Washington University in St. Louis, where he was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and earned a Senior Merit Scholarship. Dr. Kramer completed ophthalmology training and served as Chief Resident at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He finished his formal education with a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Storm Eye Institute in Charleston, SC.

Professional Highlights:

Dr. Kramer is board-certified in Ophthalmology. He has published his research in leading ophthalmology journals and presented at national meetings.  He was recognized with the Robert Carter Award for Excellence in Research and Academics for his cataract investigations.  He maintains active membership in both the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Kramer specializes in eye misalignment in both children and adults, but he is experienced in all facets of children’s eye care, including blocked tear ducts, retinopathy of prematurity, cataracts, and the care of special needs patients.  He trained with a world leader in pediatric cataracts and caters his technique to each patient’s best interests.  Additionally, he has worked to improve vision screening programs that identify and reverse childhood vision loss.

Specialties:

Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus
Retinopathy of Prematurity
Cataract Extraction and Intraocular Lens Placement
Tear Duct Obstructions

Personal Background:

Dr. Kramer hails from Forest Hill, Maryland but he fell in love with the South (and his wife Julie) while an undergraduate in Chapel Hill.  He is dedicated to raising his two children, but he also enjoys hiking and playing volleyball or golf.

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