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Board Certified Ophthalmologist, Dr. Nadia Kazim

Dr. Kazim specializes in eyelid and facial plastic surgery. She is a board certified ophthalmologist who has completed an intensive, two year fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. Additionally, Dr. Kazim is a Fellow of the esteemed American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

After completing four years of medical school, Dr. Kazim graduated in the top 5% of her class and was inducted into the nationally recognized Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She then completed a four year ophthalmology residency at the prestigious Kresge Eye Institute at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Following her residency, Dr. Kazim undertook a two year fellowship specializing solely in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at one of the busiest and most respected facial plastic surgery practices in the country. She established her own practice in 2010 and has performed more than 10,000 surgical and non-surgical procedures.

About Dr. Nadia Kazim

Professional Certifications and Affiliations

Fellow, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO)

Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

American Medical Association (AMA)

American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)

Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA)

Lee County Medical Society (LCMS)

Collier County Medical Society (CCMS)


Consultants in Ophthalmic and Facial Plastic Surgery

Ophthalmic and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, 2006-2008

Southfield, MI


Kresge Eye Institute, Wayne State University

Ophthalmology, 2003-2006

Detroit, MI


Wayne State University

Transitional, 2002-2003

Detroit, MI

Medical Education

Howard University College of Medicine


Washington, DC

College Education

Howard University

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Summa Cum Laude, 1996-2000

Washington, DC

Awards & Achievements

Top Doctor in Ophthalmology, Castle Connolly, 2015-2021

Bonita’s Best Eyelid Surgeon, The News Press Media Group, 2015-2020

America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Consumers Research Council of America, 2009-2013

Barsky Prize Ophthalmology Research Award, Kresge Eye Institute, 2004 and 2006

Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA)

American Medical Women’s Association Award, 2002

Robert S. Jason Award for Pathology, Howard University College of Medicine 2002

Chairman’s Award for Pharmacology, Howard University College of Medicine, 2002

Trustee Scholarship Award, Howard University College of Medicine, 1999-2002


Dr. Kazim is married to Ashish Sharma, MD, a retina specialist.

In her spare time, she enjoys dancing, swimming and tennis.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

To our esteemed patients,

We are excited to announce that we will be re-opening the our office on:

Monday, May 4th

Our office has always implemented stringent protocols to ensure the safety of our staff and patients. Many of these protocols are in place to meet the strict requirements of our fully AAAASF accredited operating room. In short, we are already ahead of the game given our office-based surgical center.

However, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have implemented additional protocols throughout the practice to ensure maximal safety with regards to this novel coronavirus.

  • Sanitizing protocols will be enhanced and be in line with current CDC guidelines.
  • All surgical patients will be given PCR COVID-19 viral tests through our office
  • New and existing patients will be given access to our practice through TouchMD once an appointment is made, in order to complete consents and a Covid-19 questionnaire on their devices prior to their appointment
  • Scheduling will minimize the number of patients in the office at one time
  • We will continue to offer virtual consultations and follow up appointments.
  • We are asking for patients to arrive alone...friends and family may wait outside or in car.
  • We are asking for patients to wear a mask for all in office appointments.

Thank you for your support and understanding during these trying times. We truly look forward to seeing you back!

Please call the office (239) 596-8000. We are ready to schedule your appointment and answer any questions.


- Dr. Kiran Gill & Staff

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