Robert E. Kalina M.D.

 Robert  E. Kalina M.D.

Bio

Robert E. Kalina M.D. is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School and the ophthalmology residency training program of the University of…

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Patient Care Philosophy

Dr. Kalina thoroughly enjoys meeting patients and trying to help them solve their health problems.

Personal Interests

Dr. Kalina enjoys travel, birding and walking.

Clinical Interests

Inherited retinal diseases, retinitis pigmentosa, retinoblastoma, choroidal melanoma.

Research Interests

Retinal diseases and intraocular tumors.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Univ. of Minnesota, MinneapolisMedical education1960
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School ProgramFellowship
Oregon Health & Science UniversityInternship
Oregon Health & Science UniversityResidency

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1960

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology1967
Robert E. Kalina M.D. is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School and the ophthalmology residency training program of the University of Oregon Hospitals and Clinics. After service as a flight medical officer in the United States Air Force and further training in retinal diseases and surgery in San Francisco and Boston, he joined the faculty of the University of Washington’s Department of Ophthalmology in 1967.

He served as department chair for 27 years and now is a professor emeritus. He has authored more than 130 original papers, book chapters and reports. He is past president of UW Physicians, director emeritus of the American Board of Ophthalmology and past president and past executive vice president of the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Kalina continues to see return patients and consultations for patients with retinal diseases and intraocular tumors.

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