Pepose honored as one of 135 leading ophthalmologists nationwide

Dr. Jay S. Pepose

Dr. Jay S. Pepose

Jay S. Pepose, director of Pepose Vision Institute, which has a location in Concord, recently was selected as one of the 135 leading ophthalmologists in the United States.

The selection list is based on the awards they have received from major organizations in their field, leadership in those organizations, work on professional publications and their positions of service. All physicians placed on this list have undergone substantial reviews from ASC Communications editorial staff, according to a news release.

Dr. Pepose also is director of the Midwest Cornea Foundation and holds an appointment at Washington University in St. Louis. He is a subspecialist in refractive surgery, cornea and external diseases and is an editor of the American Journal of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Pepose earned a doctorate in microbiology and immunology and his MD at the University of California-Los Angeles. He completed residency training at the Wilmer Eye Institute in Baltimore and fellowship training at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He is the recipient of the Cogan Award from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and the Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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