Gregory Parkhurst, MD


Gregory D. Parkhurst, M.D. is recognized internationally as an expert and leader in LASIK and Cataract Vision Correction, and was recently listed as #8 on the Top 40 Under 40 Most Influential Ophthalmologists in the world.

  • Board Certified & Fellowship Trained Cornea Specialist
  • Medical Director of First LENSAR Laser Cataract Center of Excellence in the United States
  • Performed over 13,000 successful ocular procedures including LASIK, PRK, ICL, Cataract Surgery and more
  • Former Chief of Ophthalmology and Refractive Surgery in the military, having helped thousands of soldiers see their best prior to deployment over seas
  • Highest Volume Implantable Contact Lens surgeon in the US for 2 consecutive years; one of 5 surgeons in North America inducted into the ICL Master’s Club
  • Author of Multiple Peer Review Publications articles on Refractive Surgery in such prestigious journals as The Journal of Refractive Surgery, Ophthalmology Times, Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, Refractive Surgery Outlook, and others
  • Author of Multiple Text Book Chapters on Cataract and Refractive Surgery published in multiple languages worldwide. International teacher and lecturer, Award Winning Medical Researcher
  • Faculty Instructor for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • President Elect of The Refractive Surgery Alliance, an international society of Refractive Surgeons
  • Principal Investigator for multiple US FDA Clinical Trials including corneal inlays for the treatment of presbyopia, Corneal Collagen Crosslinking for the treatment of Keratoconus, and excimer lasers used in LASIK surgery
  • Consultant to Ophthalmic Industry Including Alcon, Staar Surgical, ReVision Optics, LensAR, and others
  • Refractive Eye Surgeon to professional athletes, TV personalities, fighter pilots, his family members, and a wide range of people desiring reduced dependence on glasses and contact lenses including Country Music Legend George Strait
  • Had Successful Laser Vision Correction on his own eyes in 2003