Dr. Kasra Eliasieh grew up in San Jose, CA. He earned his M.D. degree from The University of California, at Davis, where he was awarded a research grant from the acclaimed Howard Hughes Medical Institute to study how aging affects the eyes. Dr. Eliasieh went on to complete a residency in ophthalmology at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in Manhattan, NY. He then completed an additional 2 years of specialized training in cosmetic and reconstructive oculofacial plastic surgery at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital. This fellowship is one of only a few granted by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). While a fellow at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Eliasieh served as clinical instructor to ophthalmology and plastic surgery residents as well as visiting medical students.
Dr. Eliasieh has been in private practice in San Francisco since 2014. He serves as the Residency Program Director for the California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) Department of Ophthalmology. In this role, he is committed to training the next generation of ophthalmologists in the Bay Area and beyond. He continues to teach oculofacial plastic surgery to CPMC ophthalmology residents in the operating room and clinic. His teaching role at CPMC also includes regular lectures on reconstructive and cosmetic oculofacial plastic surgery. Dr. Eliasieh is also the Chief of Ophthalmology at UCSF-Benihoff Children's Hospital Oakland, where he treats children with orbital and eyelid trauma and disorders.
Dr. Eliasieh strives to provide compassionate patient care while producing excellent surgical results. As an oculofacial plastic specialist, his goal is to provide the best cosmetic outcomes while maintaining the function of the eyes, eyelids, and surrounding structures.
Dr. Eliasieh regularly lectures at national conferences and publishes his research in peer reviewed medical journals. He has authored several textbook chapters on oculofacial plastic surgery. In his free time, Dr. Eliasieh enjoys bicycling, photography, and film. He is fluent in Farsi (Persian) and Spanish.
Kasra Eliasieh, M.D.
WHY CHOOSE AN OCULOFACIAL PLASTIC SURGEON
Oculofacial plastic surgery is a subspecialty that focuses on the eyelids, orbits (eye socket), lacrimal (tear duct) system, and surrounding face. An oculofacial plastic surgeon is a specialist who has completed a 4 year residency in ophthalmology, focusing on the delicate and meticulous surgical procedures of the eye and surrounding structures. Members of the prestigious American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) go on to complete an additional 2-years of subspecialty fellowship training focusing exclusively on surgery of the eyelids, orbits (eye socket), lacrimal (tear duct) system, and surrounding face.
The level of training of an oculofacial plastic surgeon is unparalleled when it comes to the the complex issues that are involved in this most delicate area of the face. Choosing an oculofacial plastic surgeon ensures the most natural surgical results while maintaining vital eye health.