Dr. Michel Chevalier

  • Over 7,000 ocular procedures

Educational Background

Dr. Michel Chevalier studied medicine and ophthalmology at Université Bordeaux 2 in France, and did his internship in ophthalmology at Centre Hospitalier Régional de Bordeaux.

Dr. Chevalier studied vitreoretinal surgery at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) Medical School, and the Summit Medical Center in Oakland. He also studied refractive surgery at the Jules Stein Institute at UCLA Medical School. Dr. Chevalier began studying laser vision correction surgery in the U.S. in 1995, and completed his training with doctors Avi Wallerstein, Mark Cohen, Pierre Demers and Mounir Bashour of LASIK MD in Montreal and Toronto.

Refractive Experience

Dr. Chevalier performed eye surgery at the Centre Hospitalier Territorial de Tahiti for four years, and has worked in private practice at Tahiti’s Paofai Clinic since 1990. Dr. Chevalier has performed thousands of refractive surgical procedures, and he has been performing anterior segment surgery for over 20 years.

Accomplishments and Awards

Dr. Chevalier and his associate Dr. Jean-Philippe Lebrère created LASIK MD Tahiti, the only refractive laser surgical centre in French Polynesia.

Associations and Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Société Française d’Ophthalmologie