Robert Kersten, MD

Oculoplastics specialist

Clinics

Ocular Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery
400 Parnassus Ave, 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0344
Phone: (415) 353–2142
Fax: (415) 514–6034

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Professor

More about Robert Kersten

Education

University of Iowa School of Medicine 1978

Residencies

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Ophthalmology 1983

Fellowships

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1984

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Kalin-Hajdu E, Colby JB, Idowu O, Grumbine FL, Kang JM, Hirabayashi KS, Glastonbury CM, Vagefi MR, Kersten RC. Diagnosing distensible venous malformations of the orbit with diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging. Am J Ophthalmol. 2018 Feb 16.
  2. Wladis EJ, Kersten RC, Vagefi MR, Pinheiro-Neto C, Shinder R, Kim HJ. Clinical Features and Outcomes of Post-Traumatic Silent Sinus Syndrome. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jan 10.
  3. Hirabayashi KE, Kalin-Hajdu E, Bever GJ, Vagefi MR, de Alba Campomanes AG, Cooke DL, Dowd CF, Kersten RC. Normalization of Congenital Venous Stasis Retinopathy Following Sclerotherapy of a Macrocystic Lymphatic Malformation. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jan/Feb; 34(1):e19-e21.
  4. Idowu OO, Kalin-Hajdu E, Grumbine FL, Kersten RC, McDermott M, Vagefi MR. Restrictive Strabismus Following Frontotemporal-orbitozygomatic Craniotomy. Cureus. 2017 Dec 11; 9(12):e1937.
  5. Kalin-Hajdu E, Hirabayashi KE, Vagefi MR, Kersten RC. Invasive fungal sinusitis: treatment of the orbit. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2017 Sep; 28(5):522-533.
  6. Kalin-Hajdu E, Vagefi MR, Kersten RC. Progressive Proptosis Secondary to an Orbital Floor Implant. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jul/Aug; 33(4):e79-e80.
  7. Hirabayashi KE, Kalin-Hajdu E, Brodie FL, Kersten RC, Russell MS, Vagefi MR. Retrobulbar Injection of Amphotericin B for Orbital Mucormycosis. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jul/Aug; 33(4):e94-e97.
  8. Geske MJ, Bloomer MM, Kersten RC, Vagefi MR. Diagnostic Approaches to Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma of the Orbit. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 May/Jun; 33(3S Suppl 1):S129-S131.
  9. Grumbine FL, DeParis SW, Vagefi MR, Bloomer M, Kersten RC. Lacrimal Sac Smooth Muscle Tumor of Uncertain Malignant Potential. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 May/Jun; 33(3S Suppl 1):S29-S31.
  10. DeParis SW, Goldberg AN, Indaram M, Grumbine FL, Kersten RC, Vagefi MR. Paranasal Sinus Mucocele as a Late Complication of Dacryocystorhinostomy. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 May/Jun; 33(3S Suppl 1):S23-S24.
  11. Hirabayashi KE, Kalin-Hajdu E, Vagefi MR, Kersten RC. Invasive Aspergillosis Masquerading as a Lacrimal Sac Abscess. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Mar 28.
  12. Peng MY, Kersten RC. The Masquerade Syndrome. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 Dec 08.
  13. Alsberge JB, Grumbine FL, Bloomer MM, Vagefi MR, Kersten RC. Primary hepatoid adenocarcinoma of the orbit. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2017 Apr; 5:38-40.
  14. Kasi SK, Kim HJ, Basham RP, Cunningham ET, Sy A, Lustig L, Kersten RC. Idiopathic Orbital Inflammation Associated With Necrotizing Scleritis and Temporal Bone Inflammation. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jul-Aug; 32(4):e77-9.
  15. Chi M, Kim HJ, Vagefi R, Kersten RC. Modified tarsotomy for the treatment of severe cicatricial entropion. Eye (Lond). 2016 Jul; 30(7):992-7.
  16. Brodie FL, Kalin-Hajdu E, Kuo DS, Hirabayashi KE, Vagefi R, Kersten RC. Orbital compartment syndrome following retrobulbar injection of amphotericin B for invasive fungal disease. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2016 Apr; 1:8-10.
  17. DeParis SW, Grumbine FL, Vagefi MR, Kersten RC. Persistent Upgaze Restriction after Orbital Floor Fracture Repair. Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. 2016 Sep; 9(3):268-70.
  18. Grumbine FL, Aderman C, Vagefi MR, Kersten RC. Orbital MRI Pre- and Post-Vemurafenib Therapy for Erdheim-Chester Disease. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Nov-Dec; 31(6):e169.
  19. Chi M, Kim HJ, Basham R, Yoon MK, Vagefi R, Kersten RC. Temporal Artery Calciphylaxis Presenting as Temporal Arteritis in a Case of Rhinoorbitocerebral Mucormycosis. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Sep-Oct; 31(5):e132-5.
  20. Grumbine FL, Deparis SW, Kersten RC, Vagefi MR. Delayed periocular hemorrhage after upper blepharoplasty. Orbit. 2015 Apr; 34(2):103-5.

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