Jason Aaron Sokol, MD


Assistant Professor, Director, Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery

Specialties

  • Oculofacial Plastics
  • Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orbital Surgery

Education

  • BA (History), Columbia University
  • BA (Jewish Law), Jewish Theological Seminary of America
  • MD,  Mount Sinai School of Medicine (Graduated with Distinction in Research)

Post Graduate Education

  • Internship (Medical), Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
  • Residency (Ophthalmology), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, New York (Received Award for Academic Excellence)
  • Fellowship (Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery), University of Louisville, Kentucky Lions Eye Center, Kentucky

Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Awards and Honors

  • Teaching Faculty Member of the Year
  • Lead Ophthalmologist for Kansas City Chiefs 2012

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • Greater Louisville Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • New York State Ophthalmological Society
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine Alumni Society

Practice Emphasis

Care of problems related to the eyelids, tear ducts, orbits, and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and face. There are many reasons to pursue surgical intervention of the face and eyes, such as: facial trauma, tumors, eyelid abnormalities, drooping eyelids, anophthalmic sockets, ophthalmic Graves' disease and other orbital issues. A cosmetic procedure may be desired to enhance or restore a facial appearance. These procedures may include blepharoplasty, brow lift, forehead lift, eyelid procedures or facelift.

Biography

Born and raised in New York, Jason received a BA in history from Columbia University and a BA in Talmud (Jewish Law) from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York City. After graduating from Mount Sinai School of Medicine with distinction in research, he completed his ophthalmology residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and received an award for academic achievement. Jason has recently finished a prestigious 2- year fellowship at the University of Louisville in Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery under the tutelage of Dr. William R. Nunery. Jason has published numerous articles in peer-review journals and has presented at many national meetings. Outside of medicine, Jason enjoys spending time with his wife and children, family and friends, traveling, playing and watching sports and watching movies.

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Last modified: Apr 03, 2013

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