Dr. Kevin R. Skelsey

Eye doctor Kevin SkelseyDr. Skelsey completed his 8 years of medical education in Dallas. He attended medical school at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and completed an internship in internal medicine at Presbyterian Hospital prior to starting his ophthalmology training. While in medical school, he served as a student teacher of Anatomy and Cellular Biology. During his studies at Trinity University, Dr. Skelsey graduated Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Skelsey received his ophthalmology training at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Kevin Skelsey joined Silverstein Eye Centers from Topeka, Kansas where he practiced as a comprehensive ophthalmologist.

A board certified ophthalmologist and fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Skelsey is a member of several professional organizations including the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, and the Down Syndrome Guild. Dr. Skelsey provides a wide range of medical and surgical eye care, including cataract and premium lens implant surgeries, (LASIK) laser vision correction, research, cosmetic and general ophthalmology.

Dr. Skelsey and his wife Molly, a PhD in immunology, have three children, daughters Ella and Charlotte, and a son Nolan. The family is active in their church and enjoy outdoor activities such as backpacking, camping, fishing, running, golf, and spending time together as a family.

Have questions? Please contact Silverstein Eye Centers at (816) 358-3600 in Independence or (816) 246-2111 in Lee's Summit to speak with our friendly staff.

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