Governing Board Position: Chair, Refractive Surgery Clinical Committee
Dr. John Vukich received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. He is an associate clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison Department of Ophthalmology and practices at Davis Duehr Dean in Madison, Wisconsin. He has served as principal investigator on 16 phase III clinical device trials and has served on the regulatory team for several novel ophthalmic devices leading to FDA approval. Dr. Vukich currently is the Director of the Refractive Surgery Service at Dean Clinic.
Dr. Vukich’s academic accomplishments include multiple publications in the peer-reviewed and trade literature, which include journal articles, textbook chapters, and scientific abstracts. Dr. Vukich has delivered over 300 invited lectures, papers and courses both nationally and internationally. He has been the recipient of the Achievement Award and the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). His clinical and research work has earned him numerous honors. Dr. Vukich is continually listed in Best Doctors in America, and America’s Top Ophthalmologists. He has also been voted by his peers as one of the “135 Leading Ophthalmologists in America” by Becker’s ASC Review, as well as one of the “Top 50 Opinion Leaders” by Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today.
Dr. Vukich serves as President of the American European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery, (AECOS), on the Governing Board for the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) as Chair of the Refractive Clinical Committee and on the Annual Program Committee for the AAO. He has been inducted into the International Intra-Ocular Implant Club. Dr. Vukich has served on the Editorial Board and as an Associate Editor for several peer-reviewed journals and trade publications, including Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Ocular Surgery News, Eyeworld and Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today.