Our Doctors


K. Craig Place, M.D.

Dr. Place joined KC Eye Specialists in July of 1978.


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Education

  • University of Illinois, B.S. Chemistry, 1969

  • University of Kansas, M.D., 1973

  • General Surgery Residency, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO, 1973 – 1975

  • Ophthalmology Residency, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO, 1975 – 1978

Board Certification

  • American Board of Opththalmology, 1979

Member of Medical Staff

  • Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO, 1978 – Present

  • Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park, KS, 1976 – Present

  • St. Joseph Hospital, Kansas City, MO, 2002 – Present

 

Caroline M. Chang, M.D.

Dr. Chang joined KC Eye Specialists in 2002.

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Education

  • The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, B.A., Humanities, 1985 – 1989

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, M.D., 1989 – 1993

  • Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, Internship, 1993 – 1994

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, Ophthalmology Residency, 1994 – 1997

Board Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, 1999

Member of Medical Staff

  • Shawnee Mission Medical Center, 1999 – Present

  • Menorah Medical Center, 2006 – Present

 

Stephen U. Stechschulte, M.D.

Dr. Stechschulte joined KC Eye Specialists March 1, 2011. He has been practicing in the Kansas City area since 2001.

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Education

  • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, A.B. June 1988, Major: Economics

  • University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, M.D. May 1994

Academic Appointments

  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Rheumatology, July 1991 – June 1992

  • University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, Intern, Department of Medicine, July 1994 – June 1995

  • University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, California, Resident, Department of Ophthalmology July 1995 – June 1998

  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, Clinical Fellow, Department of Ophthalmology, July 1998 – June 2000

  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, Fellow, Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery, July 1998 – June 2000

  • Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, Research Fellow, Surgical Research Laboratory, January 1999 – June 2000

Honors and Awards

  • 1998 Fellow, Heed Ophthalmic Foundation

  • 1997 Vice-President, Cordes Eye Society, San Francisco, California

  • 1994 Lange Book Award, Outstanding Academic Achievement, University of Kansas

  • 1994 Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society, University of Kansas

  • 1993 Junior AOA, President, Kansas Alpha Chapter, AOA