A native of West Michigan, Michael L. Keil, DO, FAOCO is a Board-Certified surgeon by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology, and a Fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology. Dr. Keil is the Ophthalmology Residency Program Director at Metro Health Hospital in consortium with Michigan State University. He also holds the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Michigan State University, Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Clinical Adjunct Professor at Ferris State University.
Dr. Keil is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the Refractive Surgery Alliance, the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and the American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Keil received his Associate of Arts Degree from West Shore Community College and his Bachelor of Science in
Biology at Michigan State University.
After graduating from MSU he worked at the University of Michigan as a Research Associate where he authored or co-authored many scientific articles. He then attended Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine for his medical degree. Dr. Keil received his Ophthalmology training in Grand Rapids, MI through Metro Health Hospital in consortium with Michigan State University. He started his own Ophthalmology practice upon completion of his residency.
During his LASIK training he observed over 400 procedures before performing his first one and he performed over 400 procedures before completing his training. He studied LASIK primarily under Joseph Thomas, MD and Mitch Jackson, MD. He has been involved in LASIK surgery since 1999 and was the Medical Director and LASIK Surgeon at LASIKPlus in Grand Rapids, which opened in 2006. Dr. Keil enjoyed it so much that in 2009 he took over the center as his own private practice, which is now Keil Lasik Vision Center.
In 2015 Dr. Keil became the first surgeon in the state of Michigan to perform the revolutionary KAMRA™ Corneal Inlay procedure for the treatment of presbyopia. This procedure is designed to reduce or eliminate a person’s need for reading glasses.
Both Dr. Keil and his wife have had laser vision correction done on their eyes. They have three boys and he says the procedure has greatly helped him do the things he loves with them, such as camping with the Boy Scouts, mountain biking, sailing, skiing, and swimming.
2500 East Beltline SE, Suite C
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 USA
Telephone – 616-365-5775
Email – KeilMich@Yahoo.com