Kristin Tarbet, MD, FACS

Board Certified Ophthalmologist
Facial Cosmetic
Oculoplastic Cosmetic Surgeon
Orbital & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certified Ophthalmologist
Oculoplastic, Orbital and Facial Cosmetic Surgeon


Board Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery – Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Diplomat American Society of Ophthalmic Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
MD: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Internship: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Residency: Ophthalmology, Washington University – Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Fellowships: Neuro-ophthalmology and Orbit, Washington University – Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Current Positions:

Member, American Society of Retinal Specialists
Member, American Medical Association
Member, Utah Ophthalmology Society
Member, Utah State Medical Association


American Society of Ophthalmic Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Washington State Medical Association
Utah State Medical Association
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)
American Medical Association<
American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Other local and state societies

Sharing Knowledge with Others:

Clinical Assistant Professor: University of Washington School of Medicine
Preceptor of Fellowship: ASOPRS Ophthalmic Facial Plastic Surgery Program
National Instructor and Lecturer / Invited International Presenter
Author of textbook chapters and scientific publications

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