Thomas K. Reid, M.D.



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157 Pioneer Lane
Bishop, CA 93514


American Board of Opthalmology


Thomas K. Reid, M.D.
Diplomate American Board of Ophthalmology
157 Pioneer Lane
Bishop, California 93514
Telephone (760) 873-8686
Fax (760) 873-5507

Eye Physician and Surgeon

In his 20 years of ophthalmology experience, Dr. Reid has performed more than 6,000 eye, eyelid, and orbital surgeries, including cataract extraction, refractive lens implants, glaucoma surgeries, retinal detachment repairs, cosmetic and functional eyelid surgeries, treatments for macular degeneration, and LASER treatments for diabetes, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and other conditions. His patients have included other physicians, professionals, artists, and photographers. He has taught courses on cataract surgery at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting as well as appearing on local TV and writing articles for the local newspapers. Dr. Reid is board certified in Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Surgery by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Born in Oklahoma, Dr. Reid graduated 1st in his class from Oklahoma State University in Biochemistry with highest honors. He earned his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He studied Neuro-ophthalmology, Ocular Pathology, Retina, and General ophthalmology at The Wilmer Eye Institute (often rated as the best eye institute in the world). He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Arizona serving as Chief Resident in 1994 and 1995.

Dr. Reid started practicing ophthalmology in Bishop in July, 1995 and lives here with his wife and four children. He moved here because of the mountains and skiing opportunities and stays very busy with ophthalmology as well as skiing, playing hockey, soccer, motorcycling, bicycling, and hiking with his family. He has served as Chief of Surgery for three years at Northern Inyo Hospital.
Northern Inyo Hospital has provided state of the art LASER and phacoemulsification equipment for Dr. Reid, better than most hospitals in large cities. Dr. ReidĀ's office also has the most advanced equipment, including Zeiss Cirrus Ocular Coherence Tomography, fluorescein angiography, digital imaging, YAG LASER, and microscopes. Dr. Reid performs state of the art surgery including small incision/no-stitch cataract surgery with multi focal lens implants and implantable contact lenses.

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