Andrew Jefferson, M.D.

Dr. Andrew Jefferson (“Andy”) is a board certified ophthalmologist and fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology whose specialties include diseases and surgery of the eye and eyelids, Full Focus® Vision Correction and cataract surgery.

Dr. Jefferson received his doctorate of medicine from the University of Nebraska. He also holds a Master’s degree in Health Services Administration from the University of Kansas, where he is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology. Additionally, Dr. Jefferson is the Director of Cataract and Implant Surgery at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center.


  • Master of Health Services Administration – University of Kansas Dept. of Health Policy & Research, 1997
  • Residency in Ophthalmology – University of Kansas Dept. of Ophthalmology, 1986
  • Internship in Internal Medicine – St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, 1983
  • Medical Degree – University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, 1982
  • Bachelor of Science with Distinction – University of Nebraska, 1978

Honors & Volunteer Service

  • Kansas City Free Clinic, Diabetic Eye Disease Screening
  • Volunteer Faculty of the Year, Annual Teaching Award for Excellence in Resident Education, University of Kansas Dept. of Ophthalmology, 1992, 1994, 2004


  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
  • American Medical Association
  • Metropolitan Medical Society
  • Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
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