Oculoplastics and Aesthetic Medicine | Michael Chappell, MD

Dr. Michael Chappell goes into fantastic detail in this episode of Eyetrepreneur in all of the different areas of his expertise being an ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon. Enjoy!

In This Episode:

[3:35] How did Dr. Chappell get into ophthalmology and oculoplastic surgery?

[10:06] What does Dr. Chappell do when he comes across a botched plastic surgery?

[11:56] What are the entry points for patients to Dr. Chappell’s practice, and what are the different approached Dr. Chappell uses?

[34:26] What can people do to decrease a baggy eye look?

[39:26] Dr. Chappell’s experience with dry eye.

[48:04] The different types of tapes for lids.

[55:26] How do we all form a better bond?

[1:11:02] What you need to know about Bell’s Palsy.

[1:19:50] How can you improve what you do?

About The Guest:

Dr. Michael C. Chappell is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, tear drainage system, bones and contents of the orbit around the eye, and the face. He is a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, and received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, before earning his medical degree, graduating with honors (Alpha Omega Alpha), from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Dr. Chappell completed an internship in internal medicine from St. Mary’s Medical Center and an ophthalmology residency at California Pacific Medical Center both in San Francisco, California.

Following his residency, Dr. Chappell completed a two-year oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery (oculoplastics) fellowship accredited by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), at the University of Washington in Seattle. At the conclusion of his fellowship, he received the Marvin H. Quickert Thesis Award – a prestigious recognition given to the most outstanding research conducted in the United States by oculoplastics fellows for that year. Dr. Chappell enjoys the breadth of the field of oculoplastics and is continually fascinated by the form and function of the periocular and facial tissues.

Dr. Chappell is married, and he and his wife Mandi are very excited about being in the Kansas City area with the opportunities that Kansas City offers to them and their three children. Outside of medicine, Dr. Chappell enjoys listening to and playing music, playing soccer, running, travel, and spending time with family and friends.



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