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Anthony Lombardo, MD, PhD

“To see real, tangible results from someone who’s had eye surgery, is what I love most about my job.”

– Dr. Anthony Lombardo


Anthony J. Lombardo, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in refractive, cataract, and corneal surgery. He completed both his Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy degrees at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, where he graduated cum laude. Numerous national awards, including grants from the National Institutes of Health, supported his four years of research.

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Following a one-year internal medicine internship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Dr. Lombardo completed a three-year ophthalmology residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore, Maryland. Subsequently, he was selected for an additional prestigious one-year subspecialty fellowship program in refractive surgery at Minnesota Eye Consultants.

Dr. Lombardo serves as an instructor to train other ophthalmologists in LASIK and cataract surgery and has served as an investigator for several FDA clinical studies. Dr. Lombardo stays active in the ophthalmic community through publishing journal articles, authoring textbook chapters, and presenting at national meetings.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
  • Member, International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • Member, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Volunteer, Eyecare America
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