Dr. Stewart Shofner

Dr. Stewart Shofner is a graduate of Harvard University who completed his Medical Residency at Yale following mediDr. Stewart Shofnercal school at the University of Virginia.  He participated in the first Excimer Laser procedures while at Corneal Fellow, LSU. Dr. Shofner has performed over 30,000 LASIK/PRK procedures and 10,000 ocular surgeries in Middle Tennessee and is recognized by his peers as one of the outstanding Board Certified Ophthalmologist and LASIK and Cataract eye surgeons in the United States.   Dr. Shofner recognizes that fear of surgery is the patients greatest concern.  Therefore, he carefully evaluates each patient's vision to provide them their best options.   He answers all questions, and never, never pressures anyone to have surgery.  

Dr. Stewart Shofner is one of the first laser vision correction facilities
in Middle Tennessee to offer all laser Z-LASIK vision correction procedure. 
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Dr. Stewart Shofner

  • Harvard Graduate, University of Virginia Medical School
  • Ophthalmology Residency at Yale, Corneal Fellowship at LSU
  • Performed over 30,000 LASIK and 10,000 Ocular Surgeries
  • Board Certified, one of the country's premier eye surgeons
  • Yale Alumni Member in Ophthalmology
  • Nashville Chamber of Commerce Member

Shofner's Commitment to the Military

    General Austin ShofnerDr. Shofner's father was a highly decorated Marine General who participated in more combat than any Marine officer in WWII.  He also led the only successful escape from a Japanese prisoner of war camp. Dr. Johnson is active in the US Air Force Reserves.  He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force  F-16 "Top Eye" program,  and participated in the Air Force evaluation of PRK/LASIK for Air Force Academy Cadets and  Pilots. Both Dr. Shofner and Dr. Johnson are extremely committed to giving back to our Servicemen and Servicewomen and their families who sacrifice so much on our behalf. 
    (Pictured, General Austin Shofner)

    Recent Awards and Recognition
    Freedom Award

    Dr. Shofner was awarded The Patriot Award November 2013, The Above And Beyond Award January 2014 and the Pro-Patria Award in March 2014. Most recently, Dr. Shofner proudly received the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award September 2014. Click to Read More

    Operation Military JuneOperation Military June

    Shofner launched "OPERATION MILITARY JUNE" to Provide Significant Funds And Public Awareness For Not-For-Profit Organizations That Help Both Active And Retired Military Personnel And Their Families. Shofner Vision Center proudly donated funds for not-for-profits including: S.A.F.E., Reboot Recovery, and more!
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    Local Organization Membership

       Shofner Receives Super Service Award