Dr. Maurice John, a cataract and refractive surgery specialist, is widely credited for pioneering the LASIK procedure in the Louisville area. He was one of the first in the area to perform refractive surgery in 1982 and has since performed thousands of refractive procedures. Dr. John is also among the most well-known and respected ophthalmologists in the world having studied and taught eye surgery in 15 different countries around the world.
Dr. John is a graduate of the University of Iowa Medical School. He served his internship at Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University and his residency at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and by the American Board of Eye Surgery in cataract/implant surgery and refractive surgery. He is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.