When choosing a physician, it is very important to make an informed choice based on the training, qualifications, and experience of your physician. Our practice is made up of many specialists in all areas of ophthalmology so our patients can experience one stop "shopping". You get complete eye care in one location: General eye care, sub-specialty eye care, contact lenses, and glasses. At the Michigan Eyecare Institute, experience is not an issue. The Michigan Eyecare Institute has had many years of experience correcting the vision of thousands of patients using a variety of techniques.
Mark Rubinstein, M.D., Director of the Michigan Eyecare Institute, is an American Board - Certified surgeon. Dr. Rubinstein attended the University of Michigan for his undergraduate degree and Wayne State University for his medical school education. Dr. Rubinstein specializes in glaucoma, refractive, laser, plastic reconstructive and microscopic surgery. Since 1988, he has researched the use of the Excimer Laser for glaucoma and refractive correction. Dr. Rubinstein is a member of: the American Board of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Medical Association, and Michigan State Medical Society. Dr. Rubinstein has published many articles in glaucoma, reconstructive surgery and the eximer laser which is used in lasik surgery. Dr. Rubinstein has lectured nationally and internationally on various topics in ophthalmology.
Walter Cukrowski, M.D. is also an American Board - Certified surgeon. He attended the University of Michigan for both his undergraduate and medical degrees. He is a very dedicated doctor and surgeon performing laser treatments, treating retinal problems, and performing cataract, glaucoma and refractive surgery. Dr. Cukrowski is a member of: the American Board of Ophthalmology, Oakland County Medical Society and Michigan State Medical Society. Dr. Cukrowski has traveled to third world countries to provide missionary cataract surgery.
Anu Prasad, M.D. Is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist who completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin and attended the Medical college of Wisconsin for her medical degree. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Chicago and her fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Henry Ford Hospitals.
Robert Blau, M.D. was born in Detroit and attended Detroit public schools, graduating from Mumford High School. After graduating from Wayne State University and Wayne State University School of Medicine he did a rotating internship and ophthalmology residency at Sinai Hospital of Detroit. He then went on to fellowship training in vitreo-retinal surgery at the University of Wisconsin. Since starting practice in 1973 he has continued to diagnose and treat complex retinal disorders. His interests include diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, vascular abnormalities, retinal tears, retinal detachment, epiretinal membranes and macular edema. He participates in teaching medical students and residents as Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. He is past Chairman of the division of Ophthalmology at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Oakland.
Roman Goldvekht, O.D. completed his undergraduate studies in Biology at Wayne State University before attending Pennsylvania College of Optometry where he received his Bachelor of Science and doctor of optometry degrees.
Jodie E. Gordon, O.D. completed her undergraduate degree in Human Biology at Michigan State University before attending the Michigan College of Optometry. Dr. Gordon completed optometric internships at John D. Dingall Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Detroit, MI as well as Henry Ford Health System in West Bloomfield, MI.
William D. Myers, M.D. (1941-2007) was a graduate from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his Ophthalmology residency at the Detroit Medical Center . After the completion of his training, William D. Myers, M.D. began his career at the Michigan Eye Institute in 1971 and later became a co-founder of the Michigan Eyecare Institute in 1986 with Mark H. Rubinstein, M.D..
Dr. Myers was devoted to incorporating high technology with eye care for the ultimate goal of improving clinical outcomes. The educational commitment Dr. Myers made throughout his life allowed his talents to become learned worldwide and will always be an important part of the eye care delivered at the Michigan Eyecare Institute. The research and development performed by Dr. Myers can be read in the literature although it was his compassion for Ophthalmology that has become a part of the Michigan Eyecare Institute foundation. The Michigan Eyecare Institute mission statement is in fact the result of the devotion of its co-founders and that is: always place the patient needs first, treat everyone with dignity and respect, and incorporate proven high technology with the care of all the patients at the Michigan Eyecare Institute to maximize medical and surgical outcomes.