Dr. Stockenstrom joined Eye Care Associates, P.A., of Minneapolis in 2002 and is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and an active member of the Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology. As a faculty member of the University of Minnesota, Dr. Stockenstrom participates in surgical teaching of ophthalmology residents and physicians.
Dr. Stockenstrom sees pediatric and adult patients with the following conditions:
- Cataracts (advanced intraocular surgery options to reduce the need for eyeglasses)
- Laser vision correction
- Macular Disease
- Eyelid/Eyebrow tumors and malpositions
- Tearing Disorders
- Ocular inflammatory conditions and dry eye syndrome
- Neuro-ophthalmologic problems
- Nearsightedness, Farsightedness, Astigmatism and Presbyopia
- Eyelid and facial movement disorders
- Strabismus and Amblyopia “lazy eye”
- Functional and cosmetic, upper/lower eyelid surgery
- Botox for blepharospasms and hemifacial spasms
- Comprehensive Examinations including the fitting of soft and RGP type contact lenses
Trond A. Stockenstrom, M.D., a native of Uppsala, Sweden, graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts in 1987 and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He spent the following year performing research in hematology in the Department of Medicine, Hematology Section, University of Minnesota School of Medicine. He was awarded a full scholarship for medical studies through the armed forces health professions scholarship program, United States Navy, and graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in 1992.
“Restoring and preserving eyesight is one of my most rewarding experiences. It is a privilege to have the opportunity to improve how my patients see their world and themselves.”
DR. STOCKENSTROM’S MILITARY CAREER/HUMANITARIAN EXPEDITIONS
He was awarded a full scholarship for medical studies through the armed forces health professions scholarship program, United States Navy, and graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in 1992. After completing his internship at San Diego Naval Hospital, he underwent training in Aerospace Medicine at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in Pensacola, Florida. In 1994 he was designated a US Naval Flight Surgeon and assigned to Marine Corps F/A-18 Squadron 533, Beaufort, South Carolina. Subsequent deployments include service in support of ‘Operation Deny Flight,’ Bosnia-Herzegovina 1995. In 1999 he completed specialty training in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery at National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland. In 2010 he was promoted to Captain, United States Navy. In 2014 after a naval career spanning 25 years, Dr. Stockenstrom retired from the United States Navy.
Dr. Stockenstrom actively participates in humanitarian surgical eye expeditions to developing countries- voluntarily serving those in need of access to sight restoring surgery.
“My service as a U.S. Naval Flight Surgeon and ophthalmologist, continually reminds me of how important focus and commitment are to the success of any operation. I am dedicated to providing the best care for my patients and I regard their trust in me with great privilege and honor.”
Appointments are available at the historic Medical Arts Building Office in Downtown Minneapolis, The Park Medical Office Building in South Minneapolis and at the Northeast Minneapolis Office on Stinson Boulevard. Surgeries are performed at The Phillips Eye Institute in Minneapolis and The Eye Center, Fairview Southdale Hospital, Edina, Minnesota.
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