Raymond C. Croissant, M.D., F.A.C.S., P.A.
Dr. Croissant is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who performs
diagnostic, preventive, and routine eye exams, and treats
most eye diseases. His areas of special interest are cataracts
and implants, refractive surgery and LASIK, and prevention
and control of glaucoma.
The American Board of Ophthalmology has certified Dr. Croissant.
He has served as a director on the State Affairs Committee
of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and was Minnesota’s
Councilor to the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
He is on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Academy
of Ophthalmology, and has served as that organization’s
president for a number of years.
Martin B. Kaplan, M.D.
Dr. Kaplan has practiced comprehensive ophthalmology and
ophthalmic surgery for 30 years. His practice includes
treatment of medical eye diseases, surgical and laser treatment
of glaucoma, and cataract and refractive surgery. He is
Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
and is certified by VISX on their state of the art laser
for refractive surgery.
Dr. Kaplan grew up in the Twin Cities,
earning his medical degree from the University of Minnesota.
He received his ophthalmology training at the internationally
recognized Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. He also
served in the United States Air Force as a Flight Surgeon
for the USAF Thunderbird aerial demonstration team.
served on the steering committee involved in the development
of the Phillips Eye Institute and is presently on staff
at that facility, as well as at Fairview Southdale Hospital.
He was on the Board of the Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
for many years and served as president from 1992-93. He
is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a member
of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery,
and is a Clinical Associate Professor of the Department
of Ophthalmology at the U of M Medical School.
Mark Lewis Norman III, M.D.
Mark Lewis Norman III, M.D., featured in every “Top
Doctor” issue of the renowned Minneapolis/St. Paul
magazine is popular with both patients and peers. A comprehensive
ophthalmic practitioner since 1983, he specializes in the
latest cataract, pediatric, and refractive surgeries. He
is Board Certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmologists
and VISX® certified on the VISX’s state-of-the-art
Star 2 scanning laser, which helps correct nearsightedness,
farsightedness, and astigmatism.
Dr. Norman was elected Chief of Staff in 1995 of Minneapolis’ celebrated
Phillips Eye Institute. He also has staff appointments to
Riverside Medical Center, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, both
in Minneapolis and Fairview Southdale in Edina. Additionally,
he is a Clinical Instructor in Family Practice at the University
of Minnesota School of Medicine.
Born and reared in the Twin Cities, Dr. Norman received
his Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, from the University
of St. Thomas where he majored in biology and minored in
chemistry. Completing his medical training for his medical
degree at St. Louis ( Missouri) University, he served two
internships, one in the Department of Neurosurgery and the
second in the Department of Internal Medicine at St. Louis
University Hospitals. His residency in ophthalmology was
at the University’s Bethesda Eye Institute where he
was named Chief Resident in his third year.
Dr. Norman is an avid outdoorsman, enjoying jogging and
rollerblading with his dogs. He and his wife, Polly, a photographer
and artist, have two sons.
Dorothy J. Horns, M.D.
Dr. Horns is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and received
her degree from Harvard Medical School. She specializes
in surgery of the anterior segment of the eye and has
been performing laser surgery for more than twenty years.
Dr. Horns currently practices at Southdale Eye Clinic.
Nathan B. Reader, M.D.
Nathan Reader, M.D. practices comprehensive ophthalmology
and has experience with the diagnosis and treatment of eye
disease including medical and laser treatment of retinal disease.
He has extensive training in cataract, lens implant, laser,
glaucoma, and other anterior segment surgery. Dr. Reader is
certified to perform custom LASIK vision correction surgery
using the VISX excimer laser. Dr. Reader also has a special
interest in eyelid and upper facial plastic and reconstructive
Dr. Reader graduated from the University of Minnesota with
a BS in Biochemistry. He received his Doctor of Medicine
degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St.
Louis, Missouri, one of the top ranked medical schools in
the country. While there, he was elected to the Alpha Omega
Alpha honor medical society. Dr. Reader completed an internship
at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, followed
by residency in ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota
where he won the oculoplastics award, given to the resident
who has shown outstanding skills and aptitude in the areas
of ophthalmic plastics and reconstructive surgery. He has
done research in the areas of eye movement disorders, neurology,
genetics, and fluid mechanics.
Dr. Reader is a board eligible member of the American Academy
of Ophthalmology and is also a member of the Minnesota Academy
of Ophthalmology and the Minnesota Medical Association. He
lives in southwest Minneapolis with his wife and two sons.