Dr. Leah Kammerdiener, Ophthalmologist

Dr. Kammerdiener

Dr. Leah Kammerdiener joined Lowcountry Eye Specialists in 2017 and is fellowship trained in glaucoma and anterior segment surgeries. She specializes in the medical, laser, and surgical treatments of glaucoma as well as cataract surgery.

Originally from Rochester, NY, Dr. Kammerdiener was a part of the prestigious eight-year Rochester Early Medical Scholars program. She graduated from the University of Rochester with a Biology degree and with Magna Cum Laude honors. She then pursued her medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and graduated with a distinction in research and acceptance into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

Her residency in ophthalmology brought her to Charleston, SC and the Medical University of South Carolina Storm Eye Institute. During residency, Dr. Kammerdiener won the Helma Award for clinical research, the Richard Saunders Award for surgical and academic promise, and the Program Director’s Award for the most well-rounded resident. It was here in Charleston that she met her fiancé Andrew.