Kevin Michels, MD

Dr. Michels currently maintains a full-time clinic practice and Ambulatory Surgical Center. Northwest Eyelid and Orbital Specialists, PS / NEOS Surgery Center is limited to the field of Oculoplastics located in Spokane, Washington. Dr. Michels received his medical degree with distinction from Oregon Health and Science University in Portland Oregon and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.  He completed his internship within the Legacy Health System at Emanuel and Good Samaritan Hospitals in Portland, Oregon. He returned to Oregon Health and Science University to complete his ophthalmology residency at the Casey Eye Institute and was then selected to one of 15 available American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship programs.  He completed two extensive years as a fellow under the direction of Drs. Kenneth Cahill, Jill Foster, John Burns and Kelly Everman in Columbus, Ohio in associated with Ohio State University. During this time he performed and participated in over 4,000 surgical cases. Dr. Michels was awarded Fellow of the Year within the Ophthalmology Department at the Ohio State University where he was a Clinical Assistant Professor.

Dr. Michels is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  He was accepted into the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) and was inducted in 2011. He has authored several publications in peer-reviewed journals and has delivered numerous educational lectures within the Department of Ophthalmology as well as other departments at Ohio State University.

Dr. Michels grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children as well as fly fishing, skiing and biking.