About Steven L. Cahan, M.D.
Dr. Steven L. Cahan, an accomplished eye doctor and surgeon, graduated with honors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree.
He received his M.D. degree from the New York University School of Medicine. Following a one-year internship in internal medicine, Dr. Cahan completed a three-year residency in ophthalmology at the North Shore LIJ Medical Center in New York. During this time, he served as chief resident of the program. He then participated in the clinical development of intraocular lens implants used in cataract surgery.
Dr. Cahan is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Cahan specializes in treating medical and surgical diseases of the eye. He has many years of expertise in cataract and lens implant surgery, laser surgery and glaucoma. Dr. Cahan often engages in consultations with ophthalmologists and optometrists throughout the state.
Dr. Cahan started his practice in ophthalmology in Asheville in 1990. He takes pride in providing personal care to his patients. Dr. Cahan and his wife, Johanna, have two children. He enjoys family activities, hiking, water sports and computers.