Curtin G. Kelley, M.D.

MEET CURTIN G. KELLEY, M.D.

Dr. Curtin Kelley has been in practice at Arena Eye Surgeons since 1995. He is highly regarded in field of refractive surgery, cataract surgery and corneal surgery.

CURRICULUM VITAE

RESIDENCY:
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, Michigan
1981 Ophthalmology Chief Resident

INTERNSHIP:
Bronson/Borgess Hospitals
Kalamazoo, Michigan
1977 – 1981 Medicine

MEDICAL SCHOOL:
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
M.D. 1977 Medicine

PRE-MEDICAL EDUCATION:
Miami University
Oxford, Ohio
B.A. 1974 Chemistry

  • 1996 – present Director of Refractive Surgery, Arena Eye Surgeons.
  • 1989 – present Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, The Ohio State University.
  • Board of Directors, The International Society of Refractive Surgery, 1992-1994.
  • Program Co-Chair, The International Society of Refractive Surgery, 1994-1997.
  • Secretary for Education, The International Society of Refractive Surgery, 1997-1998.
  • Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1996.
  • VISX, Inc., One of U.S. Top 100 Laser Surgeons, 1998-1999.
  • On the Scientific Advisory Board of the InVision Institute, Bausch & Lomb, Inc.
  • On the Scientific Advisory Board of Ciba Vision Ophthalmics.
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, Medical Advisory Council
  • Past President, Columbus Ophthalmological/Otolaryngological Society
  • Kelley C G, McLaughlin W R, Karns L J, Vo Michael: “Pseudomonas adherence to surface crazed rigid gas permeable contact lenses.” The Contact Lens Spectrum, 1998, 3:8:31-36.
  • Kelley C G, Steinert, R, et.al: “Hydrogel Intracorneal Implants in Aphakic Eyes”, Archives of Ophthalmology, 114:2:135-141, February 1996.
  • Kelley C G (Contributing Author): “Double-Masked Multicenter Trial for Human Recombinant Epidermal Growth Factor (hrEGF) in Epikeratophakia”, pending publication in Ophthalmology, 1996.
  • Carney L G, Kelley C G: “Visual performance after aphakicepikeratoplasty”, Current Eye Research, 10:10:939-945, October 1991.
  • Carney L G, Kelley C G: “Visual losses after myopic epikeratoplasty”, Archives of Ophthalmology, 109:499-502, April 1991.
  • Derick R J, Kelley C G, Gersman M: “Contact lens related corneal ulcers at the Ohio State University Hospitals 1983-1987”, The CLAO Journal, 15:4:268-270, October 1989.
  • McLaughlin R, Kelley C G, Mauger, T F: “Corneal Ulceration Associated with Disposable EW Lenses”. Contact Lens Spectrum, 4:3:57-58, March 1989.
  • McLaughlin R, Kelley C G, Karns L: “Pseudomonas Ulcer Observed with Surface-Crazed RGP.” Contact Lens Spectrum, 3:8:58-60, August 1988.
  • Kelley C G: “Corneal Contour in Refractive Surgery”. Contemporary Ophthalmic Forum, 4:4:137-141, 1986.
  • Kelley C G, Keates R H: “Eye Surgery for Refractive Errors. The Ohio Medical Education Network, The Ohio State University,Columbus, OH, January, 1986.
  • Kelley, C G, Keates R H, Lembach R G: “Epikeratophakia for Pediatric Aphakia.” Arch Ophthalmol, 104:680-682, 1986.
  • Keates R H, Kelley C G: “Epikeratophakia for Myopia: Preliminary Considerations.” Refractive Surgery, 1:1:25-28, 1985.
  • Kelley C G, Yamaguchi T, Santana E, and Kaufman H E: “Primate model of human corneal transplantation.” Invest Ophthalmol and Vis Sci, 25:1061-1064, 1984.
  • Sanitato J J, Kelley C G, and Kaufman H E: “Surgical management of peripheral fungal keratitis (keratomycosis)”. Archives of Ophthalmol, 102:1506-11509, 1984.
  ABSTRACTS
  •  Kelley C G: “Radial Keratotomy on Trial”. Americal Academy of Ophthalmology Abstract 1995.
  • Kelley C G: “Advanced Refractive Keratoplasty: Techniques and Complication Management”. American Academy of Ophthalmology Abstract 1995.
  • Carney L G, Kelley C G: “Refractive Surgery Correction of Aphakia: Comparisons of Visual Outcomes”. ARVO Abstracts, 1991, p 998, #1623-26.
  • Meyer L A, Kelley C G, Mauger T F, Craig E: “Human Corneal Histopathology Following Intrastromal Hydrogel Implantation”. ARVO Abstracts, 1990, p 29.
  • Carney L G, Kelley C G: “Ocular Aberrations Following Refractive Surgery: A Theoretical Model Eye”. ARVO Abstracts, 1990, p 481.
  • Kelley C G, Carney L G: “Visual Performance After Refractive Surgery: Effect of Disturbed Corneal Optics”. ARVO Abstracts, 1988, p 281.
  • Kelley C G: “Corneal Contour in Refractive Surgery”. Contemporary Ophthalmic Forum, 4:4:137-141, 1986.
  • Santana E, Yamaguchi T, McDonald M, Hamano T, Kimura T, Kelley C G, and Kaufman H E: “Corneal histology of monkey eyes with alloplastic implants”. ARVO Abstracts, 1983, 127.
  • Ohio Ophthalmological Society, “Management of Regular and Irregular Astigmatism”, Columbus, OH, February 21, 2009.
  • Central Ohio Optometric Association Meeting, “IOL Calculations in the Post Refractive Surgery Eye”, Columbus, OH, February 21, 2009.
  • The Eye Center Winter Lecture Series, “IOL Calculations after Refractive Surgery”, Columbus, OH, February 7, 2009.
  • Ophthalmology for Primary Care Physicians, “Refractive Surgery: What are the Indications, Contraindications and Complications?”, The Eye Center, Columbus, OH, January 31, 2009.
  • Program Chair 40th Annual Postgraduate Symposium in Ophthalmology, “The World of Refractive Surgery”, Columbus, OH, March 7-8, 1997.
  • AAO Session: Refractive Surgery Around the World. Chicago, IL, October 27-31, 1996.
  • Program-Chair ISRS Pre-AAO Meeting, October 27-31, 1996.
  • The 660th Meeting of The New England Ophthalmological Society, “Use of Topography in Postoperative Care of Refractive Patients (Case Studies)”, Boston, MA, May 17, 1996.
  • The 660th Meeting of The New England Ophthalmological Society, “Care and Feeding of the PRK Patient”, Boston, MA, May 17, 1996.
  • The 660th Meeting of the New England Ophthalmological Society, “Refractive Keratotomy in the PRK Era”, Boston, MA, May 17, 1996.
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Advances in Anterior Segment Surgery. “Excimer Laser Phototherapeutic Keratectomy”, Cleveland, OH February 2, 1996.
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Advances in Anterior Segment Surgery. “Kinder, Gentler Radial Keratotomy”, Cleveland, OH February 2, 1996.
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Advances in Anterior Segment Surgery. “Radial Keratotomy Workshop”, Cleveland, OH, February 2, 1996.
  • The Ohio Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting. “Management of Complications Following RK”, Cleveland, OH, January 27, 1996.
  • The Ohio Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting. “Mini RK: Efficiency with Improved Safety/Stability”, Cleveland, OH, January 27, 1996.
  • Program-Chair ISRS Pre-AAO Meeting, Atlanta GA, October 26-28, 1995, 900 registrants.
  • Virginia Society of Ophthalmology Meeting. “Topographically Guided Refractive Surgery”, Richmond, VA, May 19-20, 1995.
  • Virginia Society of Ophthalmology Meeting. “Refractive Keratotomy in the 90’s”, Richmond, VA, May 19-20, 1995.
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. “Advanced Refractive Surgery Wetlab”, April 1, 1995.
  • AAO Session: RK on Trial. Atlanta, GA, October 31, 1995.
  • Pre-ISRK/American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting. “Mapping Your Way to Successful Refractive Surgery”, San Francisco, CA, October 28, 1994.
  • Northwest Ohio Ophthalmological Society Meeting. “Latest Trends in Refractive Surgery”, Toledo, OH, November 29, 1994.
  • Pre-AAO ISRK Symposium on Refractive Keratotomy, San Francisco, CA, October 28-29, 1994
  • II International Congress of Cataract, Intraocular Implants and Refractive Surgery. “Speed of Visual Recovery Following Refractive Surgery with Excimer Laser and Keratotomy”. Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 26-30, 1994.
  • II International Congress of Cataract, Intraocular Implants and Refractive Surgery. “Astigmatic Keratotomy”. Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 26-30, 1994.
  • Pre-AAO ISRK Symposium on Refractive Keratotomy, Chicago, IL, November 12-13, 1993
  • ISRK Symposium on Refractive Keratotomy, Minneapolis, MN, July 28-29, 1993

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Dr. Kelley attended college and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Miami University and is a Gamma Theta Phi Chemistry Honorary. Following graduation, Dr. Kelley enrolled in the Ohio State University College of Medicine, where he completed his Doctorate of Medicine. He completed his internship at Bronson and Borgess Hospitals in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Eager to further his education, Dr. Kelley’s next step was the completion of his ophthalmology residency at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan where he also served as the Chief Resident in 1982. He then went on to complete his fellowship in Corneal and Anterior Segment Surgery at the LSU Eye Center in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Kelley is certified to perform laser surgery to treat nearsightedness, astigmatism and farsightedness

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

Dr. Curtin Kelley is known for his experience and expertise in refractive surgery, as he has performed over 10,000 LASIK/PRK surgeries since he began his refractive surgery practice in 1978.

EXTRACURRICULAR INVOLVEMENT

Investigator on early NIH and FDA studies of RK and excimer laser refractive surgery.

Extensive training in LASIK in Shanghai, China in 1996.

Performed LASIK surgery on Bobby Rahal, Brian Herta, John Cooper, and several former

Buckeye Football players, in addition to his own brother and sister-in-law.

Had PRK and LASIK surgery himself in 1997.

HOBBIES & PERSONAL INTERESTS

Dr. Kelley has been a husband since 1974 to Debby, father to three sons, including identical twins. Dr. Kelley also enjoys spending time with his granddaughter.