Dr. Thomas John, M.D.




Dr. Thomas John M.D. is recognized as one of the top six featured doctors in Chicago Magazine.

* World-renowned Eye Surgeon and Cornea Specialist
* 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 sutureless corneal transplantation erformed live surgery in Venice, Italy
* Designed several surgical instruments including the DMEK Set
* 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).

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Professional Building
120 Oak Brook Center, Oak Brook, IL 60523

10315 S. Cicero Ave. Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Tinley Park Medical Campus
16532 S. Oak Park Ave., Ste. 201
Tinley Park, Illinois 60477