Casey Mickler, MD

Casey Mickler, MD

Ophthalmology - Eye Disease
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Ascension Medical Group
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Casey Mickler, MD, is a pediatric ophthalmologist at Studer Family Children's Hospital Pediatric Ophthalmology in Pensacola, Florida. Dr. Mickler starts by listening to understand your child and their health. Then, he works with you to create a personalized care plan that is right for your child and your family.

As a pediatric ophthalmologist, Dr. Mickler has received specialized training to diagnose and manage a wide range of children's eye problems through medicine, glasses, contact lenses or surgery. Pediatric ophthalmologists and care team members are skilled at recognizing the sometimes subtle signs of an eye problem that a baby or young child cannot describe, and they use specialized equipment designed with a child's needs in mind. Dr. Mickler performs surgery for problems including weak eye muscles, crossed eyes, wandering eyes, blocked tear ducts, infections and cataracts. He also cares for eye problems caused by diseases such as diabetes, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and other medical and neurological diseases.

Dr. Mickler graduated with his bachelor's degree in nutritional science from the University of Florida in Gainesville, and he received his master's degree in biomedical science from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Mickler completed an internship in internal medicine and residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Mickler has more than 10 years of experience in eye care for children. He has served as chief of pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and as a major in the United States Army Medical Corps. His research has been published in medical textbooks and in peer-reviewed journals, including Pediatric Annals, the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. He has presented to the annual meetings of the American Academy of Certified Orthoptists and the Florida Society of Ophthalmology. Dr. Mickler is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.



  • St. Louis University - School of Medicine


  • Medical University of S. Carolina


  • University of Florida-Gainsville-Opthalmology


  • University of Florida College of Medicine


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola


  • The American Board of Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology


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