Dr. Horkey obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Physiology with a minor in Biology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He earned a Master of Arts in Medical Sciences and received his Medical Degree from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Horkey went on to complete a medical internship as well as a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Kansas Hospital. Furthering his training and expertise, Dr. Horkey is currently pursuing a prestigious fellowship in glaucoma treatment from Ohio State University, Havener Eye Institute.
Dr. Derek Horkey speaks regularly at industry meetings presenting research and sharing knowledge with fellow ophthalmologists. His current research efforts include writing a book chapter in Ocular Pharmacology. Dr. Horkey has also been a featured speaker presenting at Kansas EyeCon the past 3 years.
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