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Howard Kane, M.D., O.D.

Dr. Kane is a glaucoma specialist and general ophthalmologist.  He was a practicing optometrist before obtaining his medical degree at Hahnemann University Medical College in 1987.  He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Jonas Friedenwald Eye Institute of Maryland General Hospital in 1991, where he served as chief resident.  Following residency, Dr. Kane served a one-year fellowship in the Glaucoma and Laser service at the Georgetown University Medical Center.  He currently serves as a Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at Georgetown University Medical Center and directs the glaucoma service at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore.  Dr. Kane annually volunteers to participate in medical and surgical missions in the Philippines.


Kristen C. Zeller, M.D.

Dr. Kristen Zeller recently retired from the Navy after 21 years of service. She is a graduate of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences on the Bethesda campus of the National Naval Medical Center. She trained at San Diego Naval Medical Center, and subsequently held staff and Department Head positions at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center and Guam Naval Hospital. In 2005, she was transferred to National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda. While at NNMC, she also became an Assistant Professor at USUHS, and directed the Ophthalmology Clerkship for medical students. In addition, she was active in Graduate Medical Education and taught Ophthalmology residents, as well as being involved in the training of Interns.

She has extensive experience in cataract and refractive surgery, including LASIK and PRK. She is also experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of ocular conditions, including diabetic eye disease and glaucoma. Dr. Zeller is available to your patients, and is also interested in building relationships with local providers via lectures and talks when the need arises.

Yun Ja Park, M.D.

Dr. Park, who grew up in Waldorf, MD, graduated from Duke University with a B.S. in Psychology. She received her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. After her internship in Chicago, Dr. Park returned to the east coast to complete her ophthalmology residency at the University of Virginia, serving as chief resident in her last year. Dr. Park practiced in New Jersey for two years and served as a board member of the New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology before returning to Maryland. She is board certified and also speaks Korean.

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