Robert Kersten, MD

Oculoplastics specialist


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.

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University of Iowa School of Medicine 1978


University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Ophthalmology 1983


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

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Kersten RC, Vagefi MR, Bartley GB. Orbital "Blowout" Fractures: Time for a New Paradigm. Ophthalmology. 2018 Jun; 125(6):796-798.
  2. Lee DS, Murr AH, Kersten RC, Pletcher SD. Silent sinus syndrome without opacification of ipsilateral maxillary sinus. Laryngoscope. 2018 May 04.
  3. 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.

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