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Dr. Sean Edelstein

LASIK surgeon, Dr. Sean Edelstein, M.D., is double board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and Internal Medicine, of which he is also a diplomat. He completed a Cornea and Refractive Surgery fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis where he also serves as Associate Professor and is Director of Cornea Services for their residency training program.

Dr. Edelstein focuses his expertise on laser refractive surgery, lens-based and cataract surgery, and corneal transplantation. Since 2011, Dr. Edelstein has been recognized for his achievements in laser eye surgery by being named one of the Best Doctors in America each year. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, cycling, and being with his family.


  • University of Cape Town, M.D., South Africa
  • Internal Medicine Residency, St. Mary’s Health Center, St. Louis, MO
  • Ophthalmology Residency, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Eye Bank Association of America
  • Cornea Society
  • Missouri Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons – Past President
  • Mid-American Transplant & Eye Bank, Saint Louis, MO – Assistant Medical Director

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