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Stephen Khachikian, MD

Dr. KhachikianDr. Khachikian obtained his Bachelor of Science degree and graduated with honors from Siena College in Upstate New York, before pursuing medical school at Albany Medical College. Dr. Khachikian continued his medical career in Albany completing his Ophthalmology Residency and Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery Fellowship. Dr. Khachikian has performed extensive clinical research in the areas of keratoconus, corneal topography and endothelial keratoplasty. Dr. Khachikian specializes in all forms of corneal transplantation and regularly performs refractive and cataract surgery including the use of toric and multifocal intraocular lenses. He also has an interest in repair of traumatic eye injuries and anterior segment repair.

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Doctor Khachikian performs Cataract, Cornea and Refractive eye surgery at the Eye Institute in Rapid City. He also travels to satellite clinics and surgical locations in Spearfish, Deadwood, and Gillette WY

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LASIK BrochureCataract Brochure


Dr. Khachikian talking to Helene about Mono Vision




Where We Are

2800 3rd St.
Rapid City, SD 57701