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John Kircher, M.D.

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Dr. John Kircher's Bio and Credentials

John Kircher, M.D. is a board-certified Ophthalmologist and highly experienced military refractive surgeon with 8+ years of experience. Dr. Kircher graduated with honors in Chemical Engineering from the US Military Academy in West Point, NY, and then pursued his
medical degree at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. He is a Major in the US Army. After getting his Medical Degree, Dr. Kircher remained in the Washington DC area to complete his internship at the prestigious Walter Reed National Military  Medical Center and also completed his Ophthalmology residency at Walter Reed. In addition to performing LASIK and PRK at LasikPlus, Dr. Kircher is Chief of Ophthalmology at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX.

Dr. Kircher is an avid golfer who played golf on the West Point golf team. He’s completed two marathons (Baltimore and Philadelphia) and also is a Black Belt in Karate. Dr. Kircher enjoys woodworking and has three hilarious daughters.

Dr. Kircher's Education

  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Services, Bethesda, Maryland, M.D.
  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Transitional Internship Year
  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Ophthalmology Residency
  • United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, B.S.

Additional Certifications, Affiliations, & Memberships

  • Board Certified in Ophthalmology by The American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Society of Military Ophthalmologists
  • Patient Safety Award of Excellence at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Military Joint Service Commendation Award at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Military National Defense Service Medal
  • Military Global War on Terror Medal
  • Military Army Service Medal
  • William Beaumont Joint Outpatient Experience Survey (JOES) “Best of the Best” in patient satisfaction in both 2018 and 2019
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS)

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