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Michael Neimkin M.D.

Our Doctor


Dr. Neimkin attended Saint Joseph's University and Samford University on an athletic scholarship. He then obtained his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. During medical school, he received an endowed scholarship to study surgical innovation at L'Université Louis Pasteur and IRCAD (Institut de Recherche contre les Cancers de l’Appareil Digestif) in Strasbourg, France under tutelage of renowned surgeon Jacques Marescaux.

He continued his training in Ophthalmology at the University of Alabama's Callahan Eye Foundation, where he was elected chief resident by his peers. He completed a 2-year oculofacial plastic, cosmetic, reconstructive and oncologic surgery fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis under mentors John Holds and Phil Custer. 

Dr. Neimkin is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and

one of only a few hundred surgeons nationally to be accredited by the

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons


His experience includes over 8,000 surgical procedures focusing on the

eyelids, eyebrows, forehead, orbits, tear ducts and midface. He has

published over 75 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and

scientific lectures. He serves as a journal reviewer for Ophthalmic Plastic

and Reconstructive Surgery, Orbit, JAMA, the American Journal of

Ophthalmology, and Ophthalmology.

Dr. Neimkin, his wife Kimberly, and 3 daughters reside in the city

of Atlanta. They enjoy outdoor activities, running, cooking, and professional sports. 

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Fellowship  Oculofacial Plastic, Cosmetic, Reconstructive and Oncologic Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis

Residency  Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Medical School  University of Alabama School of Medicine


  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons 

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Georgia Society of Ophthalmology

  • Medical Association of Atlanta

  • Piedmont Clinic

  • Réseau des diplômés et personneles de l’Université Louis Pasteur (Université de Strasbourg-I)

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