Chief Surgeon – Specializing in Cataract and Vision Correction Surgery
Jeffrey Whitman, M.D., President and Chief Surgeon of the Key-Whitman Eye
Center, was born in Dallas, attended Hillcrest High School and graduated
Phi Beta Kappa from Southern Methodist University. He earned his M.D.
at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, and also completed his internship
at the same institution. Dr. Whitman completed his residency training
in Ophthalmology at Scott and White Clinic in Temple, Texas. Dr. Whitman
is married and the proud father of two daughters.
Dr. Whitman is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
He is also one of a few physicians in North Texas to be board certified
in both Cataract surgery and LASIK by the American Board of Eye Surgeons.
Dr. Whitman is a recipient of the American Medical Association Physician’s
Recognition Award. He is a past President of the American College of Eye
Surgeons and the Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Whitman has been
asked to serve on the boards of the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society,
American College of Eye Surgeons, and the Society for Excellence in Eyecare.
He is a Clinical Correspondent for the American Academy of Ophthalmology
and currently the President for the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society.
His memberships include: the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical
Association, the Dallas County Medical Society, a fellow of the American
Academy of Ophthalmology, the Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology, the Texas
Ophthalmological Association, the American College of Eye Surgeons, the
Texas Medical Foundation, the American Society of Refractive Surgery,
the International Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Society
for Excellence in Eyecare.
Dr. Whitman is one of the most experienced Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
in the North Texas area He is a national leader in the implantation of
the accommodating Crystalens® and also specializes in the Symfony,
ReSTOR® and Tecnis multifocal lenses as well as Toric lenses for the
treatment of astigmatism when performing cataract surgery. He was involved
in clinical trials for the Raindrop inlay which improves near vision and
was the first in North Texas to provide this procedure to patients after
approval. He was one of the first surgeons in Texas to be trained in LASIK
eye surgery for nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism and he
performs all-laser, blade free Wavefront customized treatments. He performs
the Visian Implantable Contact Lens for patients who cannot undergo LASIK
surgery due to severe nearsightedness and insufficient cornea thickness.
Schedule an appointment with Jeffrey Whitman, M.D. today!