Jonathan Tovey, M.D.

Jonathan Tovey, M.D. is a board certified Ophthalmologist at Discover Vision Centers. Dr. Tovey specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology, including cataract surgery, diabetic eye care and treatment of glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Dr. Tovey received his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University-Hawaii and earned his medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine. After completion of medical school, Dr. Tovey was awarded a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship in corneal gene therapy research at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He went on to complete an internship in internal medicine and residency in ophthalmology at Mizzou.

Dr. Tovey is passionate about playing an active role in his community and serving others. Before college, he served a two-year mission for his church in Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Tovey finds great joy in family, friends, church, Polynesian culture, and sports.

Education

  • Residency – Department of Ophthalmology, University of Missouri
  • Internship – Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri
  • Research Fellowship, Corneal Wound Healing / Gene Therapy – University of Missouri
  • Doctor of Medicine – Wake Forest University
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology – Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Membership

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • US Albert Schweitzer Fellows Society
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