Jennifer Michelson, MD

Jennifer Michelson, MD is a board-certified Ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and refractive surgeries. After graduating from Tufts University School of Medicine, she completed her medical and surgical internship at Carney Hospital in Dorchester, Massachusetts followed by her Ophthalmology residency at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. During her time there, Dr. Michelson received the Ronald M Burde Award for Excellence in Resident Research as well as the Montefiore Medical Student Teaching Award which was given to one resident out of three classes who demonstrates the best ability to teach medical students while rotating through the clinics.

In 2017 Dr. Jennifer Michelson joined Alabama Eye & Cataract Center, PC, and Michelson Laser Vision, Inc. located in Birmingham, Alabama. Both are boutique practices that specialize in providing unique and customized care to each patient while using cutting-edge technology to provide tailored outcomes for each patient. Dr. Jennifer Michelson specializes in All Laser (bladeless) Contoura Topoguided Custom LASIK and PRK, All Laser (bladeless) Wavefront Optimized LASIK and PRK, Intraocular lens implant surgery including Cataract Surgery and Refractive Lensectomy using mono-focal lenses, toric lenses, multifocal lenses, and extended range of focus lenses. Other refractive surgeries she performs include Superficial Keratectomy and pterygium removals with Amniotic Membranes. In addition to publishing peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, Dr. Jennifer Michelson also has lectured on research topics at major eye meetings in the United States.

Dr. Jennifer Michelson is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), and the American Medical Association (AMA). In 2023, Dr. Jennifer Michelson joined an elite group of select doctors on the ASCRS’s Government Relations Committee to promote concerns of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons in a growing regulatory environment.


Michelson Laser Vision, Inc


1201 11th Avenue South, Suite #501

Birningham, AL 35205 USA

Telephone – 205-300-0930

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