Ian W. McWherter OD FAAO

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Dr. Ian W. McWherter, a consultative optometrist, graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Philadelphia, PA with highest honors in May 2012. Dr. McWherter completed rotations at Veterans’ hospitals in Charleston, SC and Muskogee, OK, as well as private practices in Fairfax, VA and Savannah, GA. In 2012, Dr. McWherter was accepted to the Bennett & Bloom Eye Centers Optometric Residency program. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. McWherter practiced optometry in the Kentuckiana area.

Among his many academic honors and achievements, Dr. McWherter was named “Best in Class 2012” by “Vision Monday”, an optometric journal, for being a top student at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Additionally, he has been actively involved in many volunteer and charitable organizations, including the Lions Club and serving as the student member to the Board of Trustees at his university. In 2011, Dr. McWherter won first place in the Varilux Optometry Student Bowl in Salt Lake City, Utah – an academic challenge against students from other optometry schools across the country.

Upon acceptance into the Bennett & Bloom Eye Centers optometric residency program, Dr. McWherter received the Optometric Residency Matching Service’s Scholarship for obtaining one of the top four scores on the National Optometry Boards in this year’s residency class. He has also received several other awards including the Alumni Association Award, membership in the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society, the Clinical Excellence Citation, and the Beta Sigma Kappa Award.

Dr. McWherter is a member of the Greater Louisville Optometric Society, the Kentucky Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. 


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Board Certified
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Primary Specialty
Optometry
Secondary Specialty
Optometric Physician
Title
Optometrist (OD)
Cheryl Ballard
9 out of 17 people found this review helpful
Summary: Corneal Ulcer
May 23rd, 2017
I highly recommend Dr. McWhorter as he is caring and professional. He provided a line of treatment for my corneal ulcer and it proved to be very effective. He also ends each visit with a joke to lighten things up!
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