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About Dr. Perman

Dr. Kevin Perman is an oculofacial plastic surgeon with over 35 years of surgical experience in the greater Washington D.C. area, who is a recognized authority in the management of both aesthetic and reconstructive problems, dealing with eyelids, brows, tear drainage system, orbit, and surrounding facial structures.

Dr. Perman completed his advanced oculofacial plastic and orbital training at the UCLA Medical Center, Jules Stein Institute, mentored by the founding chief of the Oculofacial  Division, Dr. Henry Baylis. Together, they co-founded the Journal of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, which is the official journal of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). The society is the certifying body of the specialty, which has only approximately 600 certified members worldwide.

Professional Background:

*Medical Degree-George Washington University Medical Center

*Internship-Critical Care Medicine-Washington Hospital Center, Medstar Georgetown University

*Residency-Eye Surgery-Medstar-Georgetown Washington Hospital Center
National Children’s Medical Center
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP)

*Fellowship Oculofacial Plastic Surgery-UCLA Medical Center, Jules Stein Institute

*Clinical Instructor-UCLA Medical Center-Jules Stein Institute

*Co-Founder Journal of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  (with mentor, Dr. Henry Baylis )

*Founder-Ophthalmic Plastic & Orbital Consultants-the first practice in Washington area dedicated to eyelid and facial/orbital surgery

*Founder-Center for Eyelid and Facial Plastic Surgery-first certified ambulatory surgery center in greater Washington D.C. area dedicated to the specialty surgical service

*Clinical Investigator-Oculinum Toxin as an experimental drug that went on to be purchased by Allergan Pharmaceutical as Botox

*Emeritus Co-Director clinic for ophthalmic surgery Washington Hospital Center

*Lecturer,teacher-numerous courses-locally, national and international since 1983

*Career Service Award-American Academy of Ophthalmology-for teaching service to fellow physicians since 1983