About Aesthetic Eye & Surgical Arts

Paul Brannan, MD graduated from Davidson College and received his Medical Doctorate degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Following a residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, he was awarded a highly selective two-year fellowship in the specialty of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Orbital Diseases.

As one of only 400 members of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, he was a full-time assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Concurrently, he served as Director of the Ophthalmology Residents’ Clinic for five years and is a board certified ophthalmologist.

With his fellowship surgical training, he has been specially trained to perform reconstructive and corrective surgeries on the eyelids, orbits and face. These conditions can result from age, skin cancer, congenital defects, photodamage, prior surgery or trauma. Many procedures are referred to as “functional surgery” and are often covered by insurance.

Dr. Brannan uses his distinctive skills to collaborate with his patients and deliver procedures that refresh their appearance and enhance their quality of life. He also has extensive experience and is adept at skin cancer surgery and Mohs reconstruction. Schedule your consultation with Dr. Brannan today and see why he is truly and exceptional choice for your eyelid and facial surgery.

Paul Brannan MD
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Paul Brannan, MD a graduate of Davidson College, received his Medical Doctorate degree from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Following a residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, he was awarded a highly selective two-year fellowship in the specialty of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery and orbital diseases. As one of only 400 members of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, he was a full-time assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Concurrently, he served as Director of the Ophthalmology Residents’ Clinic for five years and was a partner in the renowned Cincinnati Eye Institute. Dr. Brannan is a board certified ophthalmologist.

Education
  • University Hospital, University of Cincinnati
    Oculoplastic Fellow
  • University Hospital, University of Cincinnati
    Ophthalmology Resident
  • University Hospital, University of Cincinnati
    Internal Medicine Resident- Primary Care VAMC
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
    Medical Doctorate
  • Davidson College, Davidson, NC
    Bachelor of Arts in German
Board Certification and Professional Certification
  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Employment
  • Partner, Cincinnati Eye Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Surgeon, Ophthalmology Department, Veterans Administration Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
Faculty Appointments
  • University of Cincinnati Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
  • University of Cincinnati Ophthalmology Resident Clinic Director
Recent Publications
  • Brannan PA, et al. Solitary Orbital Plasmacytoma Associated with Chronic Hepatitis C: A Case Report. Orbit. At Press.
  • Cetinakya A, Kersten RC, Brannan PA, Kulwin DR. Intraoperative Predictability of Temporal Artery Biopsy Results. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2008;24(5):372-7.
  • Brannan PA, Cetinkaya A, Boyle N. Ophthalmic Consequences of Maxillofacial Injuries. In Fonseca/Marciani/Turvey: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Second Edition. 2008.
  • Cetinakya A, Brannan PA. Ptosis Repair and Treatment Algorithm. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2008 Sep;19(5):428-34
  • Brannan PA. A review of sclerosing idiopathic orbital inflammation. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2007 Sep;18(5):402-4.
  • Cetinkaya A, Brannan PA. What is new in the era of focal dystonia treatment? Botulinum injections and more.Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2007 Sep;18(5):424-9.
Recent Presentations
  • Oculoplastic Urgent Care: Things You Don’t Want To Miss. Presentation American Academy of Ophthalmology, November 2008, Atlanta, GA.
  • Bilateral Frozen Orbits From Breast Cancer After 27 Years. A Cetinkaya, L Tenkman, P Brannan, K Golnik. Poster Presentation. American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. Nov 2008.
  • Solitary Orbital Plasmacytoma Associated with Chronic Hepatitis C: A Case Report. P Brannan et al. Poster Presentation. European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Lucerne, Switzerland, June 2008.
  • Nasal Septal Deviation and Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction. A Cetinkaya, P Brannan. Poster Presentation. European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Lucerne, Switzerland, June 2008.
  • Botulinum Toxin Treatment for Focal Dystonias in Oculoplastics Clinic: An Average of 15 Years Follow-up. Oral Presentation. European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Lucerne, Switzerland, June 2008.
  • Updates in Eyelid Reconstruction. Department of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Cincinnati, February 2008.
  • The Patient with an Orbital Process. Instructional Course, The Joint Commission On Allied Health and Personnel in Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 2007.
  • Common Eyelid Lesions. Instructional Course, The Joint Commission On Allied Health and Personnel in Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 2007.
Awards
  • The McMichael Scholarship, Wake Forest Univ. School of Medicine
    Resident Research Award, University of Cincinnati
  • Academic Committee Activities
  • Residency Selection Committee, University of Cincinnati
Other Activities
  • Scientific Reviewer: Orbit
    • Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Organizations
    • Cincinnati Society Ophthalmology, Treasurer and Member of the Board of Directors
    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon’s Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
For more information about our services or
to book an appointment with us please call this number
941-921-0400

“Our focus is on you, the patient! We will listen to your concerns, evaluate and diagnose your condition, provide you with valuable information and treatment options and ensure you receive quality care utilizing state-of-the art surgical and non-surgical procedures. At our office you will receive the type of attention and treatment you deserve and have been looking for.” – Paul Brannan, MD – Sarasota, FL