ABOUT ME

All You Need to Know

Michael Neimkin, M.D.
Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, LLC. Owner/Physician
Office Address: 3280 Howell Mill Road, Suite 321. Atlanta, GA. 30327
Company Address: PO Box 8449. Atlanta, GA. 31106
Personal Telephone: (205)-222- 2611
Personal Email: Mgneimkin@gmail.com
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
 July 2014- August 2016 Instructor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Washington University
in St. Louis. St. Louis, Missouri.
BOARD CERTIFICATION
 American Board of Ophthalmology, October 18 2015.
 American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASOPRS) Certificate,
October 2016.
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
 July 2014- July 2016 ASOPRS Oculofacial Plastic, Cosmetic, Reconstructive and Oncologic
Surgery. Washington University in St. Louis, Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Inc. (Des
Peres, MO).
o Preceptors: John Holds M.D., Phil Custer M.D.
 July 2011- June 2014 Callahan Eye Foundation/University of Alabama School of Medicine.
Ophthalmology.
o Chief Resident 2013-2014.
o Green Apple Award/Outstanding Resident Teacher 2013-2014.
o Most Outstanding Grand Rounds, 2011-2013.
 June 2010- June 2011 Baptist Health Systems. Birmingham, Alabama. Transitional Year.
EDUCATION
 2006-2010 M.D., University of Alabama School of Medicine. Birmingham, Alabama.
 2007-2010 Research Fellow. Université Louis Pasteur (Université de Strasbourg-I) and IRCAD
(Institut de Recherche contre les cancers de l’appereil digestif). Strasbourg, France.
o Preceptors: Pierre Diemunsch M.D., PhD, Jacques Marescaux M.D.
 2005 B.S., cum laude, Business Administration, Samford University. Birmingham, Alabama.
o Kevin van Syse Endowed Leadership Scholarship.
o NCAA Division 1 Athletic Scholarship, Baseball
MEDICAL LICENSURE
 Georgia June 9, 2016
 Missouri March 24, 2014
 Alabama July 27, 2011 (Inactive)
ACTIVE HOSPITAL PRIVILAGES
 Northside Hospital
 Piedmont Hospital (Pending)
 Children’s Hospital of Atlanta
JOURNAL REVIEWER (ACTIVE)
 Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
 American Journal of Ophthalmology
COMMITTEES
 2012-2014 Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology Board of Directors.
 2012-2014 Patient Care Committee, University of Alabama Department of Ophthalmology.
 2013-2014 Medical Education Committee, University of Alabama Department of
Ophthalmology.
 2012-2014 American Academy of Ophthalmology Ambassador Advocacy Committee.
 2011-2014 Electronic Medical Records Implementation, Callahan Eye Foundation.
Birmingham, Alabama.
 2007-2010 International Health Panel, University of Alabama School of Medicine.
Memberships
 American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASOPRS)
 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
 Young American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (YASOPRS)
 Surgical Scope Fund
 Georgia Ophthalmology Society (GSO)
 Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology
 OphthPAC
 Young Ophthalmologists
 American Medical Association
 University of Alabama School of Medicine Alumni Association
 Réseau des diplômés et personneles de l’Université Louis Pasteur (Université de Strasbourg-I)
 Samford Alumni Association
PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
1. Pham CM, Neimkin MG, Couch SM. Oculocardiac reflex elicited by orbital floor fracture and
profound inferior globe displacement. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Accepted.
2. Neimkin MG, Holds JB. Evaluation of Eyelid Function and Aesthetics. Facial plastic surgery clinics
of North America. 2016;24(2):97-106.
3. Neimkin MG, Couch SM, Holds JB, et al. The Role of Surgeon Technique in Current Practice
Patterns for Combined Ptosis and Dermatochalasis. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016.
4. Neimkin MG, Custer PL. Compliance with Protective Lens Wear in Anophthalmic Patients. Ophthal
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;33(1):61-64.
5. Bodnar ZM, Neimkin M, Holds JB. Automated Ptosis Measurements From Facial Photographs.
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016;134(2):146-150.
6. Custer PL, Neimkin M. Lower Eyelid Reconstruction with Combined Sliding Tarsal and Rhomboid
Skin Flaps. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016; 32(3):230-2.
7. Neimkin MG, Reggie S, Holds JB. Proptosis and Anterior Dislocation as a Late Noninflammatory
Complication of Failure of Tissue Integration in the Alphasphere Implant. Ophthal Plast Reconstr
Surg. 2016.
8. Mason JO, 3rd, Neimkin MG, Mason JVt, et al. Reply: To PMID 24384616. Retina.
2014;34(10):e32-33.
9. Mason JO, 3rd, Neimkin MG, Mason JOt, et al. Safety, efficacy, and quality of life following
sutureless vitrectomy for symptomatic vitreous floaters. Retina. 2014;34(6):1055-1061.
10. Mason JO, 3rd, Frederick PA, Neimkin MG, et al. Incidence of hemorrhagic complications after
intravitreal bevacizumab (avastin) or ranibizumab (lucentis) injections on systemically
anticoagulated patients. Retina. 2010;30(9):1386-1389.
11. Mason JO, 3rd, Gupta SR, Compton CJ, Neimkin MG et al. Comparison of hemorrhagic
complications of warfarin and clopidogrel bisulfate in 25-gauge vitrectomy versus a control group.
Ophthalmology. 2011;118(3):543-547.
BOOK CHAPTERS
1. Michael Neimkin M.D. and John Holds M.D. Chapter 12: Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty. Facial
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Clinical Reference Guide. Pleural Publishing, 2017.
2. Michael Neimkin M.D. and John Holds M.D. Chapter 3: Evaluation of Eyelid Function and
Aesthetics. Functional and Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery. Elsevier Publishing, 2016.
3. Michael Neimkin M.D. Brow and Forehead Lifting. Oral Board review for Oral and Maxillofacial
Surgery. Springer Publishing, 2017.
LECTURES, PAPER, AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS
1. Michael Neimkin M.D., Phil Custer M.D., John B. Holds M.D. Complications of Lateral
Canthotomy/Cantholysis. ASOPRS Fall Meeting. October 2016.
2. Michael Neimkin M.D., Zach Bodnar M.D., John B. Holds M.D. Comparison of non-absorbable
(silk) and absorbable (VICRYL® polyglactin 910) suture for external ptosis repair. ASOPRS Fall
Meeting. October 2016.
3. Robi Mamaari M.D., Michael Neimkin M.D., Phil Custer M.D., Steven Couch M.D. Medial
Canthoplasty for the treatment of epiphora. ASOPRS Fall Meeting. October 2016.
4. Michael Neimkin M.D., John B. Holds M.D., Phil Custer M.D. A Cluster of Post-Blepharoplasty
Complications. ASOPRS Spring Meeting. June 2016.
5. Michael Neimkin M.D., Phil Custer M.D., George Harocopas M.D. Protect the Good Eye.
Washington University in St. Louis Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Grand
Rounds, December 2015.
6. Michael Neimkin M.D., Steven Couch M.D., John Holds M.D., Zach Bodnar M.D., The Role of
Surgeon Technique in Current Practice Patterns for Combined Ptosis and Dermatochalasis.
ASOPRS Fall Meeting. November 2015.
7. Sam Kuchinka M.D., Michael Neimkin M.D., John B. Holds M.D., The efficacy of the phenylephrine
test as a predictor of post-operative contralateral lid height in unilateral ptosis repair. ASOPRS Fall
Meeting. November 2015.
8. Michael Neimkin M.D. The 2014 MASA Meeting and the ACA. University of Alabama Department
of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds, June 2014.
9. Michael G. Neimkin M.D., Lindsay Rhodes M.D., Assessing the Efficacy and Financial Burden of
the 1-week post-SLT visit. UAB Research Symposium. May 2014.
10. Michael Neimkin M.D. An Update from D.C. University of Alabama Department of Surgery Grand
Rounds, April 2014.
11. Michael Neimkin M.D. An Update from D.C. University of Alabama Department of Ophthalmology
Grand Rounds, April 2014.
12. Michael Neimkin M.D. AAO Screening Guidelines. Annual Alabama Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
Symposium, March 2014.
13. Michael Neimkin M.D. The X-Factor: The Economics of Treating Limited English Proficiency
Patients. University of Alabama Board of Trustees Invited Presentation. November 2013.
14. Michael Neimkin M.D. Do I Really Need An Eye Exam? UAB Continued Education for Employees.
Callahan Eye Hospital, October 2013.
15. Michael Neimkin M.D. Evaluation of Painless Unilateral Vision Loss. University of Alabama
Department of Medicine Tinsley Harrison Grand Rounds, September 2013
16. Michael Neimkin M.D. An Update from Washington. University of Alabama Department of
Ophthalmology Grand Rounds, June 2013.
17. Michael G. Neimkin M.D., Matthew Vicinanzo M.D., John Long M.D., Shannon Cox M.D. Colour
Desaturation in Graves Patients: A Unique and Early Testing Method. UAB Reseach Symposium.
April 2013
18. Michael G. Neimkin M.D., John O Mason III M.D., Duncan A. Friedman M.D., John O Mason IV et
al. Sutureless Small Gauge Vitrectomy for Symptomatic Vitreous Floaters. American Academy of
Ophthalmology, November 2012.
19. Michael G. Neimkin M.D., John O Mason III M.D., Duncan A. Friedman M.D., John O Mason IV et
al. Sutureless Small Gauge Vitrectomy for Symptomatic Vitreous Floaters. ARVO, April 2012.
20. Mathilde Baron, M.D., Michael Neimkin M.D., Roland Schaeffer, M.D., Johannes Wolter, M.D., and
Pierre Diemunsch, Ph.D., M.D. Comparison of Two Learning Curves for the Sensascope: With and
without Direct Laryngoscopy. American Society of Anesthesiologists, October 2011.
21. John O Mason III M.D., Michael G. Neimkin M.D., Duncan A. Friedman M.D., John O Mason IV et
al. Sutureless Small Gauge Vitrectomy for Symptomatic Vitreous Floaters. The Retina Congress,
October 2012.
22. Michael G. Neimkin M.D., John O Mason III M.D., Duncan A. Friedman M.D., John O Mason IV et
al. Sutureless Small Gauge Vitrectomy for Symptomatic Vitreous Floaters. American Society of
Retina Surgeons, August 2012.
23. John O Mason III M.D., Michael G. Neimkin M.D., Duncan A. Friedman M.D., John O Mason IV et
al. Sutureless Small Gauge Vitrectomy for Symptomatic Vitreous Floaters. ARVO, May 2012.
24. Michael G. Neimkin M.D., John O Mason III M.D., Duncan A. Friedman M.D., John O Mason IV et
al. Sutureless Small Gauge Vitrectomy for Symptomatic Vitreous Floaters. Alumni Research Day,
April 2012.
25. Michael Neimkin M.D. Size Matters: An Unusual Presentation of Anisocoria due to Urrets-Zavalia
Syndrome. University of Alabama Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds, September 2012.
26. Michael Neimkin M.D. The X-Factor: The Economics of Treating Limited English Proficiency
Patients. University of Alabama Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds, May 2012.
a. Selected to present to the University of Alabama Board of Trustees.
b. Best Grand Rounds Presentation of 2011-2013.
27. Michael Neimkin M.D. Blinded by the Light: A Case of Laser Induced Maculopathy. University of
Alabama School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds, January 2012.
28. Michael G. Neimkin M.D. It’s Getting Hot in Here: A Case Study of Heat Induced Rhabdomyolysis.
Baptist Health Systems Research Symposium, May 2011.
a. 2 nd Place Overall.
29. John O. Mason III. M.D., Duncan A. Freidman M.D., Michael G. Neimkin B.S., Rachel Vail C.O.T.
and Christopher J. Compton M.D. Assessment of Quality of Life and Symptomatic Relief Following
25-Guage Vitrectomy for Removal of Vitreous Debris. Retina Society, October 2010.
30. John O. Mason III. M.D., Duncan A. Freidman M.D., Michael G. Neimkin B.S., Rachel Vail C.O.T.
and Christopher J. Compton M.D. Assessment of Quality of Life and Symptomatic Relief Following
25-Guage Vitrectomy for Removal of Vitreous Debris. ARVO, May 2010.
31. John O. Mason III M.D., Shelly R. Gupta M.D., Christopher J. Compton M.D., Rachel S. Vail
C.O.T., Paul A. Frederick B.S., Michael G. Neimkin B.S., et al. Comparison of Hemorrhagic
Complications of Coumadin (Warfarin) and Plavix (Clopidogrel) in 25-Gauge Vitrectomy Versus a
Matched Control Group. American Academy of Ophthalmology, October 2009.
a. Best Poster at the 2009 AAO Meeting.
32. John O. Mason III M.D., Shelly R. Gupta M.D., Christopher J. Compton M.D., Rachel S. Vail
C.O.T., Paul A. Frederick B.S., Michael G. Neimkin B.S., et al. Comparison of Hemorrhagic
Complications of Coumadin (Warfarin) and Plavix (Clopidogrel) in 25-Gauge Vitrectomy Versus a
Matched Control Group. Retina Congress, October 2009.
AWARDS AND HONORS
 2014 Most Outstanding Resident Teacher.
 2011 2 nd Place, Baptist Health Systems Research Symposium.
 2010 Robert Goodloe McGahey, M.D. Endowed Scholarship for Outstanding Medical Student.
 2009 Best Poster, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting.
 2005-2007 Excellence in Teaching, Kaplan MCAT Test Prep. Birmingham, Alabama.
 2001-2005 NCAA Division 1 athletic scholarship.
 2005 Ohio Valley Conference Medal of Honor Recipient (top student-athlete in conference).
 2004-2005 All Ohio Valley Conference Academic Team.
 2004-2005 Kevin van Syse Endowed Leadership Scholarship.
 2001-2005 President’s Honor Roll.
 2005 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.
 2004 Chi Alpha Sigma Athletic Honor Society Inductee.
 2002-2003 All Transatlantic Conference Academic Team.
 2000 Louisville Slugger Baseball Preseason All American 3 rd team.
 1995-1996 All-State Orchestra Selection as 1 st Violin.
Personal
 Born in Boston, Massachusetts.
 Hobbies: Music, Running, Golf, Sports and Reading.

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3280 Howell Mill Road NW.
Suite 321
Atlanta, Georgia. 30327

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