Dr. Michael Raizman, M.D.

Boston LASIK Surgeon Dr. Michael Raizman, M.D.

  • Dr. Michael Raizman, M.D.
    Dr. Michael Raizman, M.D.

    Trusted LASIK Surgeons

    Dr. Michael B. Raizman, M.D. Expert: LASIK Eye Surgery, cataract surgery, PRK, all-laser or bladeless LASIK, & wavefront based laser vision correction surgery, refractive surgery such as intraocular lens implant surgery (IOLs), corneal transplants, limbal relaxing incisions, Premium Lens Implant, Corneal Transplant, Uveitis, and Immunology.

    Dr. Michael Raizman, Director, Cornea and Anterior Segment Service at Department of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine.


Credentials and Qualifications

Dr. Michael Raizman has extensive qualifications that Trusted LASIK Surgeons estimates place him among the top 1% of LASIK, laser eye surgery,refractive and cataract surgeons in the United States.

For your convenience, these credentials and criteria have been grouped by Experience, Patient Care and Credentials. In addition, Dr. Raizman has included some additional career highlights that while not used by Trusted LASIK Surgeons in our screening process, clearly supplement his highly distinguished career.

Dr. Raizman’s qualifications and credentials as one of the top LASIK surgeons include:

  • Over 18 years experience in laser vision surgery, including LASIK and PRK
  • Over 18 years experience in refractive surgery (laser vision, lens implants and RK)
  • Over 25 years experience in cataract surgery (including cataract surgery
    with lens implants)
  • Performed thousands LASIK and laser vision procedures
  • Performed over 12,000 cataract surgery procedures
  • Principal Investigator for several FDA Studies for laser manufacturers as well as a Co-Investigator for other FDA studies
  • Refractive and Cataract Surgery Expert Witness: Over 23 years experience providing expert witness services on behalf of the defense, including case review and expert testimony for cases involving Uveitis and Ummunology as well as the following refractive and cataract eye surgery procedures
    • LASIK, PRK laser eye surgery, corneal transplants, cataract surgery, intraocular lens (IOL) implant procedures, including toric lenses, phakic lenses, monofocal lenses, multifocal lenses, and accommodating lenses
    • Reviewed or provided expert witness testimony for over 150 cases
  • “All-Laser” LASIK (bladeless) using the IntraLase laser
  • Wavefront Based (“Custom”) LASIK and PRK laser eye surgery
  • Use of iLASIK Procedure- WaveScan Technology, IntraLase, and Visx Advanced CustomVue treatments
  • Offers complete refractive surgery care
  • Cataract Eye Surgery (including cataract surgery with lens implants)
  • Management of complications of surgery for new patients who had problems from a LASIK or other vision correction or cataract surgery procedure performed by another doctor
  • Other eye surgeons, optometrists, opticians, employees of companies that specialize in refractive surgery instrumentation or their family members have chosen Dr. Raizman to perform their LASIK or other refractive procedure or cataract surgery
  • Named one of the “Best Doctors” in America
  • Included in “Who’s Who in America”
  • Recognized as one of the Named one of Best Doctors in Boston by Boston Magazine
  • Heed Foundation Fellow
  • Heed Foundation/Knapp Fellow

Michael B. Raizman, MD is an internationally recognized cornea specialist and leader in LASIK and PRK surgery using the latest technology. He has extensive experience using the Visx CustomVue Wavefront laser, Intralase bladeless technology to create the corneal flap; for more information about this technology visit www.iLasik.com . Dr. Raizman began using the Excimer Laser in 1991 as an investigator for the early U.S. trials of the Summit Laser. He has continued to serve as an investigator for new developments in laser technology. Dr. Raizman has taught hundreds of ophthalmologists in the use of the Excimer Laser. He is a leader in cataract surgery and has performed thousands of cataract procedures, including clear lensectomies, toric and multifocal lens implants. His surgical expertise also includes multiple anterior segment procedures such as pterygium surgery, conjunctival surgery, corneal transplantation, excimer laser for phototherapeutic keratectomy and medical treatment of the cornea.

Dr. Raizman received his training at the University of Michigan and Harvard Medical School. He completed two Fellowships at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, followed by three years of research at Harvard Medical School, funded by a grant from the National Institute of Health. Dr. Raizman served on the full-time faculty at Harvard Medical School from 1988-1991. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He now serves as an examiner for doctors seeking certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Raizman is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Tufts University School of Medicine and has directed its Corneal Fellowship Training Program there since 1991. He is on the medical staff at Tufts Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Raizman is on the editorial board of the Archives of Ophthalmology and Therapeutic Updates in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Raizman has been invited to speak at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology Refractive Surgery Meeting and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting on new techniques in refractive surgery. He received an honor award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology for his scientific presentations and educational activities. In 2007, Dr. Raizman received the Senior Award from the Academy of Ophthalmology for his contribution to the education of ophthalmologists over the past 20 years.

Dr. Raizman has delivered over 350 invited lectures throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, and Asia and has been a visiting professor at the medical schools of Columbia University, University of California at Los Angeles, University of Michigan, University of Texas, Loyola, and others.

Dr. Raizman has authored over 60 medical journal articles, book chapters, CD-ROM programs, and books; he was selected by his peers to be included in the latest and multiple previous editions of Best Doctors in America. Dr. Raizman is included in “Who’s Who in America” and “Boston Magazine” has repeatedly recognized him as one of the top doctors in Boston.

Dr. Raizman has been with Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston since 1991 and has performed thousands of refractive surgery procedures, including many on physicians, surgeons, children and spouses of his medical colleagues, as well as professional athletes, pilots, government leaders and hospital administrators from Boston, New England and across the United States. He has also performed refractive surgery on many of the OCB physicians, nurses, administrators and technicians.

Appointments and Information

Boston: (617) 314-2656
Waltham: (781) 487-2200
Toll Free: (800) 635-0489 FREE

Please call or visit Dr. Raizman at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston today for your LASIK consultation with a trusted expert LASIK eye surgeon and vision care specialist who is also a cataract surgeon with proven expertise. You now have accurate information and a direct contact to an exceptional surgeon. Dr. Raizman and his exceptional staff are looking forward to meeting with you. Your questions and concerns are welcome. Thank you for visiting us at Trusted LASIK Surgeons.

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