Dr. Halsted is a specialist in corneal transplantation, cataract surgery and diseases of the cornea and anterior segment.
Born in Lansing, Michigan, Dr. Halsted was raised in Omaha and received a bachelor of arts degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. He earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha. Dr. Halsted completed an internship and ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Additional training has included a fellowship in cornea and external diseases at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Halsted joined Midwest Eye Care in 1989.
Dr. Halsted is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Halsted currently serves as the Medical Director of the Lions Eye Bank of Nebraska and also serves on the Medical Advisory Board of the Nebraska Organ Retrieval Services. He is a clinical instructor at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and an instructor for the Clarkson Family Practice residency program. He currently serves as the managing shareholder for Midwest Eye Care. Dr. Halsted volunteers his services for the Hope Medical Outreach Coalition, and the National Eye Care Project.
Dr. Halsted was elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® from 1996 to 2000 and 2007 to 2010. The Best Doctors in America® list is created through surveys of thousands of doctors, and less than four percent of American doctors make the list each year.
Michael A. Halsted, M.D.
4353 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
College: St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, 1980
Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, Doctor of Medicine, 1984
Internship: Flexible Internship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; Parkland Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Hospitals, Dallas TX, 1984-1985
Residency: Residency in Ophthalmology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; Parkland Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Hospitals, Dallas TX, 1985-1988
Fellowship: Fellowship in Ophthalmology/Cornea and External Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; Parkland Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Hospitals, Dallas TX, 1988-1989
Board Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology, 1990.
July 1989 – Present
Shareholder ophthalmologist, Midwest Eye Care, P.C.
Clinical Instructor, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Omaha, NE, 1989 – Present.
Alegent Immanuel Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Alegent Mercy Hospital, Council Bluffs, IA
Jennie Edmundson Hospital, Council Bluffs, IA
Montgomery County Hospital, Red Oak, IA
Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE
Shenandoah Memorial Hospital, Shenandoah, IA
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Nebraska Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Nebraska Medical Association
Metropolitan Omaha Medical Society
American Medical Association
Halsted, M.A., and McCulley, J.P.: “Seborrheic Blepharitis” in Current Ocular Therapy3, Fraunfelder, F. and Roy, F., 1990, pp. 322-324.
Halsted, M.A., and McCulley, J.P.: Postoperative Endophthalmitis Secondary to Proprionibacterium Acnes for Cooper Vision/Cilco Research and Development, November, 1988.