Kjell Dahlen, M.D.
President of Eye Care for the Adirondacks
Dr. Dahlen, born in Frederikstad, Norway, is a board certified ophthalmologist and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland. His internship brought him to the United States and he completed his residency in ophthalmology at West Virginia University.
Dr. Dahlen also studied subspecialties in glaucoma and retinal disease at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School in Boston.
He was Director of the Retina Service and Assistant Professor at West Virginia University Medical School prior to entering private practice in Plattsburgh in 1978.
Dr. Dahlen provides medical and surgical treatments of the eye including cataract surgery as well as advanced treatments in retinal disease and glaucoma. Patients can be scheduled to see him at Eye Care for the Adirondack's 450 Margaret Street office in Plattsburgh, NY or at other office locations in Saranac Lake, Elizabethtown, and Tupper Lake. Dr. Dahlen performs most of his surgery at Cataract Center for the Adirondacks, an independent ambulatory surgery center affiliated with and located adjacent to the 450 Margaret Street Practice.
Dr. Dahlen is a staff member at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center. He holds medical licenses in the State of New York and Vermont.
Professional Society memberships include:
American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
New York State Ophthalmological Society
Clinton County Medical Society
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