Dr Jacob Yunker

About Dr. Yunker

Dr. Yunker was born and raised in Maysville, Kentucky.  He received his undergraduate education at Transylvania University before graduating from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine.  Dr. Yunker completed Residency training at Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital and Fellowship training at Retina Consultants of Alabama, both at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

During his residency training, Dr. Yunker’s passion for teaching earned him the Brass Apple teaching award.  As an Assistant Professor of Vitreo-Retinal Surgery at the University Of Kentucky Department Of Ophthalmology, he was actively involved in teaching residents and training fellows in retinal surgery.  Dr. Yunker has published papers on diabetic retinopathy and vitreo-retinal surgery and has also served as co-instructor for courses on diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and vitreo-retinal surgical techniques at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting.

Dr. Yunker is a college basketball fan who also likes to run, watch movies, and most of all spend time with his wife, their young daughter, and their dogs.


  • Vitreo-retinal Diseases and Surgery
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology


Dr. Yunker offers contracted retinal services to patients of the Eye Care Institute; his primary affiliation is with Ophthalmology Associates, P.S.C.

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We are always interested in hearing from you. Feel free to contact us. To schedule an appointment, please call the office at (502) 589-1500.

Our Location

The Eye Care Institute
1536 Story Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Phone: (502) 589-1500
Fax: 502-589-1556
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Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 7:30AM - 5:00PM
Exams: Mon - Fri: 7:50AM - 3:50PM
Medical Emergency Answering Service 24/7

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