Michael A. Hater, M.D.


Anterior Segment Reconstruction, Cataract and Implant surgery, Corneal & External Diseases

Get to Know Dr. Hater

Dr. Hater, a native Cincinnatian, attended University of Cincinnati, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Honors Program with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then entered University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree then completed a year of Internship. Dr. Hater entered his Residency at Indiana University Department of Ophthalmology and subsequently went on to a year of Fellowship training in Louisville, Kentucky specializing in cornea, external eye disease, and refractive surgery. He joined Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) in 1998.

Dr. Hater is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Ohio State Ophthalmological Association, and the Cincinnati Academy of Medicine. He is on the medical staff of Bethesda, Good Samaritan, St. Francis-St. George, and St. Elizabeth Hospitals.

Outside of Ophthalmology, Dr. Hater is an avid pilot, holding commercial and flight instructor certificates with multi-engine and instrument ratings. He flies his single-engine Cessna out of Lunken Airport.

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  • Memberships & Affiliations

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Education & Training
  • Bachelors of Science in Biology
    University of Cincinnati
  • Medical Degree
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Residency
    Indiana University Department of Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship Specializing in Corneal & External Diseases & Refractive Surgery
    Louisville, KY
Memberships & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Ohio State Ophthalmological Association
  • Cincinnati Academy of Medicine

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