Joel Kaluzny, MD
Joel Kaluzny, MD
Cataract Surgery, General Ophthalmology, Clear Lens | Refractive Lens Exchange
Practicing since: 2021
Dr. Kaluzny graduated at the top of his class with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California San Diego. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He then returned to UC San Diego for an Internal Medicine residency before attending a residency program at the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health and Science University. While honing his skills as an ophthalmologist, Dr. Kaluzny participated in research projects to advance OCTA imaging, pathology and electronic medical records.
Dr. Kaluzny’s path to ophthalmology was unique. Immediately following his undergraduate education, he joined a highly skilled team of optomechanical engineers at Jet Propulsion Laboratory to design astronomy instruments for ground- and spacebased imaging systems. After five years with JPL, Dr. Kaluzny chose to pursue a career in medicine as a way to combine his technical skills with his passion for interacting with and helping people. His residency at the Casey Eye Institute provided him the opportunity to treat a diverse patient population with a wide range of complex ocular conditions. He further enhanced his experience by going on outreach trips and working in resident clinics to help people with eye problems in underserved communities.
TECNIS Symfony and Toric Intraocular Lens Implants
Medical and laser treatment of glaucoma
Micro-invasive glaucoma surgery
Dr. Kaluzny enjoys spending time with his family as well as hiking, biking and baseball. He and his wife have one son.