Dr. Todd Purkiss, MD

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Retina Associates Of Kentucky 6420 Dutchmans Pkwy Ste 70 Louisville, KY 40205 Get Directions
Dr. Todd Purkiss, MD
Todd J. Purkiss, MD, PhD completed his doctorate in Perception and Sensory Physiology at the University of Louisville Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, prior to medical school, where he studied human visual processing. He later completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Louisville, being chosen as Chief Resident in his final year. His fellowship training in Medical Retina was completed at the Duke Eye Center. He is also a physician contractor to the Louisville Veterans Affairs Medical Center and an active member of the Greater Louisville Medical Society.

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Dr. Purkiss' Care Philosophy

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.

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Louisville6420 Dutchmans Pkwy Ste 70
Louisville, KY 40205
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    10 to 15 minutes
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Todd J. Purkiss, MD, PhD completed his doctorate in Perception and Sensory Physiology at the University of Louisville Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, prior to medical school, where he studied human visual processing. He later completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Louisville, being chosen as Chief Resident in his final year. His fellowship training in Medical Retina was completed at the Duke Eye Center. He is also a physician contractor to the Louisville Veterans Affairs Medical Center and an active member of the Greater Louisville Medical Society.

Dr. Purkiss' Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Purkiss says...

Retina Associates of Kentucky's renowned physicians and their highly trained, caring staff diagnose and treat many retina disorders, with specialization in retinal detachments, macular degeneration, diabetes-related conditions, floaters, histoplasmosis and uveitis.

Dr. Purkiss says...

Our physicians have over forty years of experience in vitreoretinal surgery and perform more surgical procedures than any other practice in Kentucky. They regularly educate other physicians regionally and nationally on surgical procedures, and consistently bring the latest in surgical techniques and instrumentation to our operating rooms to improve our patients' vision and quality of life.

While Dr. Purkiss doesn't perform procedures in the surgical operating room, he does many in-office procedures and can address many of our patients' conditions at their office visit. If he believes a procedures in the operating room is necessary, he coordinate the patients' care with his surgical partners

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Louisville Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Louisville Hospital

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University Hospital

    Completed in 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery