Courtney Kauh

Courtney Kauh, MD

  • Ophthalmology – Plastic and Reconstructive
  • Ophthalmology
  • Physician
4.9 out of 5
  • 150 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 67 Patient Comments

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About Me

As an oculoplastic surgeon, I specialize in functional and cosmetic plastic and reconstructive surgery around the eyes. I offer treatments to my patients that improve the function and structure around the eyes, as well as improving a patient’s appearance.

I treat functional eyelid disorders including ptosis (droopy eyelids), eyelid malpositions, tear duct abnormalities and eyelash abnormalities. I also perform surgeries to remove the eye, treat orbital and periorbital tumors, trauma and thyroid eye disease. I provide cosmetic services including upper and lower eyelid surgery, browlift and nonsurgical treatments such as Botox and dermal fillers.

I believe that the physician-patient relationship is the cornerstone of providing excellent medical care. Compassion, communication and competency, as well as earning and maintaining my patients’ trust, is very important to me. I cherish the opportunity to positively impact the quality of my patients’ lives.

I love the collegiality and team approach that we have here at Ohio State. This institution provides patients with a wealth of resources and top leaders in almost every specialty of medicine. Knowing that my patients have access to great resources and providers is invaluable.

When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband and daughter. We love spending time with the rest of our family, enjoying the outdoors and traveling.
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2019
  • My research interests include facial anatomy pertaining to surgical and nonsurgical oculoplastic procedures and improving surgical outcomes and quality of life for Mohs reconstruction patients
  • Member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Mohs Surgery
  • Blepharophimosis
  • Facial Paralysis
  • Orbital Fractures
  • Lacerations
  • Orbital Myositis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Anophthalmos
  • Eyelid Cancers
  • Dacryocystitis
  • Lacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Trichiasis
  • Dry Eye Syndromes
  • Enophthalmos
  • Exophthalmos
  • Orbital Pseudotumor
  • Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Ectropion
  • Entropion
  • Retrobulbar Hemorrhage
  • Botulinum Toxins
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Ophthalmology
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures
  • Eye Diseases
  • Eye Cancers
  • Graves Ophthalmopathy
  • Eyelids
  • Nasolacrimal Duct
  • Eye Enucleation
  • Eye Evisceration
  • Orbital Implants
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Ocular Oncology

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH
6/1/1998 - 5/20/2011


St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ypsilanti, MI

7/1/2011 - 6/30/2012


University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI

7/1/2012 - 6/30/2015


University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic, Madison, WI

7/1/2015 - 7/31/2017

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Information

My Department



The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

150 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.6 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    5 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

    Very knowledgeable about surgery. Did a great job.

  • Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

    Nothing bad to report.

  • Reviewed on Sep 04, 2021

    All doctors at OSU that I have come in contact over the year are the best

  • Reviewed on Aug 28, 2021

    Everyone was very good

  • Reviewed on Aug 26, 2021

    Super awesome personality and made the experience a lot less stressful.

  • Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

    Very professional

  • Reviewed on Aug 14, 2021

    Dr Kauh is always caring and very helpful every time I have a visit.

  • Reviewed on Aug 05, 2021

    I have no complaints about my visit.

  • Reviewed on Aug 04, 2021

    Kept me at ease. Explained all options clearly so easy to understand.

  • Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021


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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 10/25/2021, Dr. Kauh has reported no relationships with companies or entities.