P. Andrew Pearson received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. He completed a fellowship at the Duke University Eye Center, Durham, N.C. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
He is a recognized expert in the field of ocular drug delivery and has been a co-developer of several FDA-approved sustained drug delivery devices for the treatment of retinal disease.
My goal, as chairman of the department, is to build a really top-notch academic program for the institution and for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. I'm inspired by the growth. Our faculty has more than quadrupled, our patient volumes are way up and we provide high-quality complex care for the entire region. I'm inspired to continue that growth and to expand our reach to help people who need eye care. We have specialists in every subspecialty field in ophthalmology so patients can expect the best care for whatever their problem is.
Faculty RankProfessor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
University of Kentucky
Duke University Eye Center, Durham, N.C.
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Ophthalmology
This was the first time in a 20 year history that a trip to an ophthalmologist took only an hour, check-in to check-out. Usually it has been 2.5 hours for 15 minutes with the doctor. I was pleasantly surprised, and hope this will be the future standard.
very professional and knowledgeable
*Dr. Pearson is EXCELLENT, hard to get, an appointment off any scheduling. Everybody wants him as their dr.Are you happy with the care you received from this provider?
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