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John M. Franklin, MD

Dr. John Franklin
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  • Ophthalmology (Advanced Eye Care)
  • Ophthalmology (Advanced Eye Care) - Pediatric
This provider offers TeleCare
  • About

    Dr. John Franklin is a native of Western Kentucky and obtained his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the University of Louisville. He continued at UofL for both his medical degree and residency training in ophthalmology, then completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Dr. Franklin has a special interest in treating pediatric glaucoma, and for the past few years has been the only pediatric ophthalmologist in the state to treat this condition. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

    His wife, Dr. Lucy Eakle Franklin, also works at UK HealthCare in comprehensive ophthalmology. They have two young daughters.

    Faculty Rank

    Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology


    University of Louisville, School of Medicine


    Ophthalmology, University of Louisville, School of Medicine


    Pediatric Ophthalmology, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Locations


    UK Advanced Eye Care

    Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington
    110 Conn Terrace
    Fourth and Fifth Floors
    Lexington, KY 40508
    Fax 859-323-8510 (General) and 859-257-6718 (Referring Providers)

    (Primary eye care and all subspecialty eye care)


    Abney & Amstutz Eye Centers, PLLC - Leitchfield
    31 Bobby Bland Way
    Leitchfield, KY 42754

    (Pediatric ophthalmology)

    Insurance Information

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