Our Mission is to provide the best possible care to any patient with a disorder of the retina, macula or vitreous in a compassionate, personalized, and timely manner.
We will provide a comprehensive, state-of-the-art mix of diagnostic, and medical and surgical treatment services, through a network of offices convenient for our referring doctors and patients. We will strive to provide the most compassionate care for all patients. We will dedicate ourselves to the future of our profession by training the nation's top new retinal surgeons, and by engaging in meaningful, cutting-edge research.
John W. Kitchens, MD received his undergraduate degree from the University of Evansville, and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He served his ophthalmology residency at the University of Iowa Hospital. He completed his fellowship and was the Chief Resident at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami. Dr. Kitchens is listed in Castle Connolly's Top Doctors, America's Top Ophthalmologists and Best Doctors in America. He enjoys speaking both nationally and internationally about new treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetes, and vascular disease. Dr. Kitchens has developed several innovative surgical techniques and has been awarded the American Society Retina Specialists "Rhett Buckler" Award on 3 different occasions. He is featured on the Discovery Channel's Mystery Diagnosis. He is a National Board Examiner and is listed on the OSN Retina Top 150 Innovators in Retina.