Dr. Christopher dePalo

Dr. Christopher dePalo is an ophthalmologist in Las Vegas, Nevada and a part of the Abrams Eye Institute team.  He received his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, and is an experienced practitioner with a focus on using the most advanced technologies paired with patient first care.

Dr. DePalo’s experience extends to teaching positions at such leading institutions including the Ohio State University and Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences,  as well as serving as Assistant Team Ophthalmic Physician for the Columbus Stars hockey team.

Education & Medical Training
Anterior Segment Fellowship | Ohio State University | 2004-2005
Doctors Hospital | Residency , Ophthalmology | 2001-2004
Doctors Hospital | Internship , Transitional Year | 2000-2001
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences| Medical School | 1996-2000

Certifications & Licensure
NV State Medical License | Active
AOBOO-HNS board certification | 05/2015 to 05/2025

Awards, Honors & Recognitions
CMS Stage 1 EHR: 2013

Publications & Presentations
PubMed
Eight eye muscle surgical treatment in a patient with acquired nystagmus and strabismus: a case report. dePalo, C., Hertle, R. W., Yang, D.; Binocul Vis Strabismus Q. 2003.

Professional Memberships
American Academy of Opthalmology
American Osteopathic Association
American Osteopathic College of Opthalmology and Otolaryngology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeon

Honors and Awards
First Place: AOCOO Resident Paper Award 2003
Third Place: AOCOO Resident Poster Award 2004
Chief Opthalmology Resident 2003-2004
Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Grant for Doctor’s Hospital Awardee
Ophthalmology Resident Clinic: 2001

Treatment Specialties
Penetrating Keratoplasty, Trabeculectomy, Premium IOL, DSAEK, MIGS, LRI, mini-RK, Ptergyium Excision, Diode Laser Cycloablation, Ocular Surface Reconstruction, Conjunctive Excisional Biopsy, Glaucoma Laser Procedure, Ophthalmology, Eye Exams, Eye Pain, Laser LASIK surgery, Macular Degeneration, Blindness, Diabetic Retinopathy