Chad P. Bouchard, D.O. is a board certified, comprehensive ophthalmologist, cataract and refractive surgeon who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of a multitude of eye diseases. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and treats patients with various ocular conditions, such as routine and complex cataract surgery, medical and surgical glaucoma, pterygium, strabismus, corrective eyelid surgery, and vision threatening eye emergencies. He holds multiple ophthalmic certifications and is educated about a wide variety of advanced vision correcting procedures, including;
- WaveLight Allegretto Wave EyeQ laser,
- VISX Customvue LASIK,
- iFS Advanced IntraLase bladeless LASIK,
- ORA system with Verifeye technology,
- Glaukos iStent and Ab Interno Canaloplasty minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries.
Furthermore, he specializes in premium intraocular lens implants (Acrysof IQ ReSTOR Multifocal and Toric lenses, TECNIS Symfony and Toric extended range of vision lenses).
Dr. Bouchard received his undergraduate degree from the University of Maine - Fort Kent. He graduated from medical school at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and was selected for the F. Edward Hebert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program. Following a medical internship at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, he performed a general medical officer tour with 110th Chemical Battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Madigan Army Medical Center and served as Chief Resident during his final year of training. Dr. Bouchard has also participated on eye surgical humanitarian missions with the military to Honduras and the Dominican Republic. He completed his active duty service obligation as a Major in the US Army and was assigned to the 673rd Medical Group at JBER.
Dr. Bouchard is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and was hand selected by the academy to serve as an Advocacy Ambassador. He holds memberships with the American Osteopathic Association and the Alaska Ophthalmology Society.