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About Our Physicians

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John C. Perlmutter

In practice since 1981, Dr. John Perlmutter specializes in small incision cataract/IOL surgery, glaucoma (including laser and conventional surgery) and neuroophthalmology.

A 1971 graduate of Cornell University Medical College in New York City Dr. Perlmutter went on to devote two years to training in Internal Medicine at the former Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, and an additional two years training in Neurology at The New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center in New York City. He then joined the Department of Ophthalmology at Barnes Hospital/Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis where he devoted a year to specialty fellowship training in Neuro-ophthalmology, a field dealing with nervous system (brain) disorders affecting vision. A further three years were spent training in ophthalmology as a resident, followed by another fellowship in specialty training in glaucoma. Finally, for the years 1980-81 Dr. Perlmutter was the Administrative Resident in the Department of Ophthalmology at Barnes Hospital, responsible for directing the training program for, and teaching surgery to, the junior residents.

Dr. Perlmutter is Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and an Active Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. A past president of the St. Louis Ophthalmology Society, Dr. Perlmutter is an active member of many other medical and ophthalmology based societies.

Dr. Donald S. Levy

Donald S. Levy

In practice since 1995, Dr. Donald S. Levy specializes in small incision cataract/IOL surgery and laser surgery for glaucoma and diabetes. He has a special interest treating young children with eye muscle problems.

A 1985 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Washington University, Dr. Levy went on to Medical school at Washington U. where he graduated in 1991 as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. A medical internship at the former Jewish Hospital of St. Louis was followed by a residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Levy has been listed in "St Louis' Best Doctors" by St. Louis Magazine since 2005.