Dr. John Meyer

Dr John Meyer

Specialization
LASIK, PRK, LASEK and other laser vision correction for
nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism
Corneal Transplants
Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implant
Cornea and External Diseases

Certifications
Board Certified in Ophthalmology
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations
Jewish Hospital, Norton Audubon Hospital,
Baptist Hospital East,
Downing-McPeak Surgery Center

Education
St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas, BS, in Chemistry,summa cum laude, 1982
St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas, BS, in Biology,summa cum laude, 1982
St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, MD, 1986
Naval Hospital San Diego, San Diego, California, Internship in General Surgery, 1987
Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola, Florida, Naval Flight Surgeon, 1988
Anheuser-Busch Eye Institute, St. Louis, Missouri, Residency in Ophthalmology, 1994
Anheuser-Busch Eye Institute, St. Louis, Missouri, Chief Resident in Ophthalmology, 1994
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, Fellowship in Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Surgery, 1995

Professional Memberships
Kentucky Medical Association
Greater Louisville Medical Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
United States Navy Reserves

Licensure
Kentucky, Indiana

About Dr. Meyer

Dr. Meyer and his wife have four children.  They have lived in Jefferson County since 1995. His personal interests include spending time with his family, martial arts, yoga, physical fitness, reading, woodworking and home renovation. Dr. Meyer and his family especially enjoy outdoor activities including boating and camping. Currently Dr. Meyer is building a street rod automobile.

Dr. Meyer provides care for patients in Louisville at our Story Avenue office.  While in training at Emory University, he was able to test the Excimer laser (used in LASIK) before it received the approval of the Food and Drug Administration.

Contacting Dr. Meyer
If you have a medical emergency, call our office, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week at (502) 589-1500 or (800) 999-3036. Dr. Meyer, or one of our other physicians will, be contacted immediately. If you wish to contact Dr. Meyer about a matter which is NOT vision-threatening, you may securely message him through My Online Account.

Please remember, Dr. Meyer only reads his email about once per day.  Therefore, if you have a medical condition, please call our office. Email is not the quickest way to reach Dr. Meyer.