Dr. Kazim specializes in eyelid and facial plastic surgery. She is a board certified ophthalmologist who has completed an intensive, two-year fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. Additionally, Dr. Kazim is a Fellow of the esteemed American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).
After completing four years of medical school, Dr. Kazim graduated in the top 5% of her class and was inducted into the nationally recognized Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Medical Honor Society. She then completed a four year ophthalmology residency at the prestigious Kresge Eye Institute at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Following her residency, Dr. Kazim undertook a two year fellowship specializing solely in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at one of the busiest and most respected facial plastic surgery practices in the country. There, she performed more than 3000 eyelid and orbital surgeries with a high volume of cosmetic cases.
Dr. Kazim’s office is conveniently located at the Bonita Community Health Center in Bonita Springs. She is a member of good standing with both the Lee County Medical Society and Collier County Medical Society. Dr. Kazim is a published author of textbooks and journal articles in her sub-specialty. She has also presented at numerous national medical, ophthalmic, and plastic surgery conferences.
Fellowship – Ophthalmic and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Consultants in Ophthalmic and Facial Plastic Surgery, Southfield, MI, 2006-2008
Residency – Ophthalmology
Kresge Eye Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2003-2006
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2002-2003
Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, 1998-2002
Howard University, Washington, DC, 1996-1998
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Summa Cum Laude
Professional Certifications and Affiliations
Fellow, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO)
Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
Lee County Medical Society (LCMS)
Collier County Medical Society (CCMS)
Awards and Achievements
Bonita’s Best Eyelid Surgeon, News-Press Media Group, 2015
Top Doctor in Ophthalmology, Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2015
America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Consumers Research Council of America, 2009-2013
Barsky Prize Ophthalmology Research Award, Kresge Eye Institute, 2004 and 2006
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), 2002
American Medical Women’s Association Award, 2002
Robert S. Jason Award for Pathology, Howard University College of Medicine, 2002
Chairman’s Award for Pharmacology, Howard University College of Medicine, 2002
Trustee Scholarship Award, Howard University College of Medicine, 1999-2002
Dr. Kazim is married to Ashish Sharma, MD, a retina specialist. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing, swimming and tennis.