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Kevin Miller, MD


Kevin Michael Miller, MD

UCLA Physician Kevin Michael  Miller, MD specializes in Ophthalmology.
Language Spoken
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
(310) 206-9951
Fax Number
(310) 825-6919
Voted Best Doctor
Voted Super Doctor

UCLA Doris Stein Eye Research Center
200 Stein Plaza, 1st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology, 1992, 2013
Ophthalmic Optics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1986 - 1988
Ophthalmology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1988 - 1991
Internal Medicine, Franklin Square Hospital Center, 1985 - 1986
MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1985
Artificial Iris Implantation, Cataract, Clinical Trials, Corneal Transplant, Laser, LASIK, Refractive Surgery, Trauma
Department Affiliation
Provider, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Laser Refractive Center
Research Interest
Dr. Miller’s research interests are in the areas of refractive cataract surgery, intraocular lenses, ophthalmic optics, artificial iris devices, and surgical outcomes. He was an investigator in the Alcon Laboratories toric intraocular lens trial, the Hoya single-piece acrylic lens trial, and the Ophtec endocapsular tension ring trial. He participated in the development and national launch of the Alcon Laboratories Infiniti Vision phacoemulsification system. He is an investigator in the Calhoun Vision light adjustable lens study and the Alcon high-power toric intraocular lens post approval study. He was an investigator in the Ophtec model 311 iris reconstruction lens trial. He has a humanitarian device exemption from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to implant Morcher artificial iris devices in eyes with congenital or acquired iris defects. He is an investigator in the HumanOptics artificial iris clinical trial. Dr. Miller is also interested in the cataract surgical outcomes of functionally monocular patients and the surgical outcomes of patients who undergo cataract surgery following retinal surgery.
Additional Information
Kevin M. Miller, MD, is the Kolokotrones Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology in the Department of Ophthalmology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Chief of the Comprehensive Ophthalmology Division, a member of the Jules Stein Eye Institute, and a member of the UCLA Laser Refractive Center. He is the recipient of the Paul Vicari and the Pat and Joe Yzurdiaga Cataract Research Funds at UCLA. He received the Honor, Senior Honor, and Secretariat awards of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). He is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and the International Intra-Ocular Implant Club (IIIC). His clinical practice is dedicated to cataract surgery, refractive surgery, and the rehabilitation of eyes with complex anterior segment surgical problems.
Awards & Recognition
  • 2011 Listing in Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors
  • 2010 Listing in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering
  • 2010 Listing in Best Doctors in America
  • 2009 Listing in Super Doctors Los Angeles
  • 2008 Listing in Who’s Who in America
  • 2006 Paul Vicari Endowed Cataract Research Fund
  • 2006 Elected into Membership in the Intra-Ocular Implant Club
  • 2006 Senior Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • 2005 Kolokotrones Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology
  • 1997 Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • 1996 Physician’s Recognition Award, American Medical Association


  1. Han YK, Miller KM. Heat production in longitudinal versus torsional phacoemulsification. J Cataract Refract Surg 2009; 35:1799-1805.
  2. Lane SS, Ernest P, Miller KM, Hileman KS, Harris B, Waycaster CR. Comparison of clinical and patient-reported outcomes with bilateral AcrySof Toric or spherical control intraocular lenses. J Refract Surg 2009; 25;899-901.
  3. Tongbai R, Yu F, Miller KM. Multivariate nonparametric techniques for astigmatism analysis. J Cataract Refract Surg 2010; 36:594-602.
  4. Miller AR, Miller KM. Outcomes of cataract extraction in seeing eyes of functionally monocular versus completely monocular patients. J Cataract Refract Surg 2010; 36:712-7.
  5. Holland E, Lane S, Horn JD, Ernest P, Arleo R, Miller KM. The AcrySof Toric intraocular lens in subjects with cataracts and corneal astigmatism: A randomized, subject-masked, parallel-group, 1-year study. Ophthalmology 2010.
  6. Miller KM. Consultant for: Chang DF. Intraoperative floppy iris syndrome. Focal Points. San Francisco: American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2010. Volume XXVIII, Number 11.
  7. Aldave AJ, Baghdasaryan E, Miller KM. Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty after Ophtec 311 iris reconstruction lens implantation. Cornea 2011; 30:405-8.
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