Dr John Meyer

About Dr. Meyer

Dr. Meyer and his wife have four children.  They have lived in Jefferson County since 1995. His personal interests include spending time with his family, martial arts, yoga, physical fitness, reading, woodworking and home renovation. Dr. Meyer and his family especially enjoy outdoor activities including boating and camping. Dr. Meyer and his son recently built a street rod automobile.

Dr. Meyer provides care for patients in Louisville at our Story Avenue office.  While in training at Emory University, he was able to test the Excimer laser (used in LASIK) before it received the approval of the Food and Drug Administration.


  • LASIK, PRK, LASEK and other laser vision correction for nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism
  • Corneal Transplants
  • Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implant
  • Cornea and External Diseases
  • Laser Cataract Surgery


  • Board Certified in Ophthalmology
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations

  • Jewish Hospital
  • Norton Audubon Hospital
  • Vision Surgical Center


  • St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas, BS, in Chemistry,summa cum laude, 1982
  • St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas, BS, in Biology,summa cum laude, 1982
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, MD, 1986
  • Naval Hospital San Diego, San Diego, California, Internship in General Surgery, 1987
  • Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola, Florida, Naval Flight Surgeon, 1988
  • Anheuser-Busch Eye Institute, St. Louis, Missouri, Residency in Ophthalmology, 1994
  • Anheuser-Busch Eye Institute, St. Louis, Missouri, Chief Resident in Ophthalmology, 1994
  • Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, Fellowship in Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Surgery, 1995

Professional Memberships

  • Kentucky Medical Association
  • Greater Louisville Medical Society
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • United States Navy Reserves


  • Kentucky, Indiana

Contacting Dr. Meyer

If you have a medical emergency, call our office, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week at (502) 589-1500 or 502-589-1556. Dr. Meyer, or one of our other physicians will, be contacted immediately.

Contact Us

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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