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Nicholas J. Schmitt, M.D., is an ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in the management of deformities and abnormalities of the eyelids, lacrimal (tear) system, the orbit (the bony cavity surrounding the eye) and the adjacent face. He is also the resident expert in injectables, helping patients look and feel their best with products such as BOTOX®, Restylane® and JUVÉDERM™. He has been a member of our respected team of doctors since 2005.
Dr. Schmitt completed his undergraduate studies in pre-medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo, as well as the University of Miami, receiving both a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.M. in jazz guitar performance. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and then completed his internship and residency in ophthalmology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He went on to complete a fellowship in oculoplastics and neuro-ophthalmology at Drexel University of Pennsylvania - Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Dr. Schmitt is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of many medical professional societies, including the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology, Minnesota Medical Association and the Twin Cities Medical Society.
Outside of work, Dr. Schmitt enjoys music and walking his dogs, as well as being active in diving, hiking and skiing, in particular. For Dr. Schmitt, the highlights of his profession are his ability to provide a wide variety of oculoplastic and reconstructive procedures for patients with many different needs, as well as having the opportunity to help people of all ages, from infants to seniors. The great staff and doctors at Minneapolis Eye Center inspire Dr. Schmitt each and every day.
Dr. Schmitt sees patients at our Wayzata, Maple Grove and Robbinsdale locations.
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