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Dr. Stewart Shofner, Shofner Vision Center Nashville TN
Dr. Stewart Shofner

Dr. Robert Stewart Shofner is a graduate of Harvard University who completed his Medical Residency at Yale following medical school at the University of Virginia.  He participated in the first Excimer Laser procedures while at Corneal Fellow, LSU. Dr. Shofner has performed over 40,000 LASIK/PRK procedures and 20,000 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.  Contact us to schedule a complimentary LASIK exam or comprehensive eye exam today.

Dr. Shofner

  • Harvard Graduate, University of Virginia Medical School
  • Ophthalmology Residency at Yale, Corneal Fellowship at LSU
  • Performed over 40,000 LASIK and 20,000 Ocular Surgeries
  • Board Certified, one of the country's premier eye surgeons
  • Yale Alumni Member in Ophthalmology

Shofner's Commitment to the Military

Dr. 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. Shofner is extremely committed to giving back to our Servicemen and Servicewomen and their families who sacrifice so much on our behalf.  

Recent Awards and Recognition

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. 

Pro-Patria Award


Years of Experience


LASIK Surgeries


Ocular Surgeries


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