Dr. Michael Worley has joined the Lane Regional Medical Center and the Williamson Allemond Regional Eye Center in Zachary as an ophthalmic surgeon.

Worley is an ophthalmic surgeon specially trained in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, mid-face, lower face and forehead, and treats disorders affecting the eyelids, orbit and tear drainage systems, according to a news release.

Worley, a Monroe native, graduated from LSU and attended medical school at LSU Health New Orleans. He completed eye surgery training at the LSU Eye Center and Ochsner Clinic and advanced training in eyelid and facial plastic surgery at the Center for Facial Appearances in Salt Lake City, the release said.

Worley works as a gratis faculty member at the LSU Health Sciences Center and director of the Oculofacial Plastic Surgery Service. He has lectured at national meetings on topics related to eyelid and facial plastic surgery, and published numerous articles in such journals as Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Modern Aesthetics magazine.