Dr. T. Hunter Newsom, MD

Dr. T. Hunter Newsom is the founder and leader of Newsom Eye. He specializes in Cataract, Glaucoma and LASIK surgery. Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Newsom brings a wealth of experience, awards, and research to Newsom Eye.
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Dr. Hunter Newsom, MD
Locations
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Tampa:

13904 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33618

Phone: 813-414-5941
Fax: 813.908.2133

Sebring:

3205 Physicians Way
Sebring, FL 33870

Phone: 863-385-1544
Fax: 863.385.1233

Avon Park:

1023 US Hwy. 27 South
Avon Park, Florida 33825

Phone: 863.452.0215
Fax: 863.452.1685

Dr. Hunter Newsom, MD
Education
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Residency in Ophthalmology

University of Iowa, one of the top three training programs for eye surgery

Medical and Surgical Internship

Mayo Clinic

Doctor of Medicine with Honors

University of Florida

Bachelor of Science with Honors

University of Florida

Dr. Hunter Newsom, MD
Noteworthy Accomplishments
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  • First surgeon in the world to implant Aphakic Artisan™ intraocular lens in a patient with megalocornea
  • First surgeon in the United States to implant FDA approved bilateral Aphakic Artisan™ intraocular lenses
  • University of Iowa Lifetime Visiting Professor, where Dr. Newsom trains the next generation of cataract and LASIK surgeons
  • One of only two surgeons nationally recognized for "Surgical Excellence" in cataract and implant surgery, awarded by the American College of Eye Surgeons One of the first practices in the United States to offer glaucoma patients the Aqua Flow Wick surgical procedure
  • One of the first five surgeons in the United States to surgically implant both the Visian™ and Verisyse™ phakic intraocular lenses
  • One of twelve students selected into the University of Florida's Junior Honors Medical Program to begin medical school after only two years of undergraduate work
  • First practice in Highlands County to perform LASIK refractive eye surgery One of the first practices in Central Florida to offer the Visian™ refractive phakic intraocular lens
Dr. Hunter Newsom, md
Professional Associations
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  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American College of Eye Surgeons
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Medical Associatio