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Thomas John Vision Institute

Thomas John, MD

• World-renowned Eye Surgeon and Cornea Specialist

• Featured as a “Top Doctor” by Chicago magazine

• America’s Top Ophthalmologist (RCA)

• America’s Top Doctor (CCL)

• Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Clinical Cornea Fellowship

• University of Pennsylvania, Ophthalmology Residency

• University of Chicago, former Director of Cornea Service

• Clinical Associate Professor, Loyola University at Chicago

• Visiting Professor, Medical Faculty of Military University, Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia

• Board certified in Ophthalmology

• Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

• Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

• Specializes in LASIK, PRK surgery, no-stitch corneal transplant, DMEK surgery, DALK surgery, artificial cornea, cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, glaucoma surgery, amniotic membrane transplant, and other advanced surgeries

• Editor of five surgical textbooks and editor of Chicago Eye and Emergency Manual

• Teaches live surgery courses to United States cornea specialists

• Teaches surgical courses to ophthalmologists worldwide

• Past Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Techniques in Ophthalmology

• On the editorial board of multiple Ophthalmology publications

• First place awards for new surgical techniques from American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS), and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

• Best Paper Award, Best Poster Award, Best Surgical Video Award from ASCRS

• First in the world to perform amniotic membrane transplant for toxic epidermal necrolysis

• Longest experience with no-stitch corneal transplant than any other physician in Chicago

• One of the world’s leaders in lamellar keratoplasty and suture-less corneal transplantation

• Performed live surgery in Venice, Italy

• Designed several surgical instruments including the DMEK Set (Bausch+Lomb)

• Editor of Corneal Clarity, Ophthalmology Management

• Head of Cornea Department in Review of Ophthalmology

• Former Associate Editor for the Journal Annals of Ophthalmology

• Educational Chair, Advanced Cornea Conference, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

• Editor of Corneal Dissection and Surgical Maneuver Columns, Ocular Surgery News (OSN).

We invite you to schedule a consultation, appointment, or second opinion. Call 630-573-0360 (Oak Brook), 708-429-2223 (Tinley Park), or 708-499-3939 (Oak Lawn) to reach our offices.


LOCATIONS

Professional Building
120 Oak Brook Center
Oak Brook, IL 60523
630-573-0360

10315 S. Cicero Ave.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
708-499-3939

Tinley Park Medical Campus
16532 S. Oak Park Ave., Ste. 201
Tinley Park, Illinois 60477
708-429-2223

www.drthomasjohn.com


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