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Gordon Johns, MD

Gordon Johns, MD

Cataract Surgeon, Glaucoma Specialist

Helpful, precise and focused, Dr. Johns’ meticulous attention to detail enhances his expertise. People appreciate his reliable nature, careful evaluation, and special ability to assess complex information. Growing up on a college campus in Michigan, where his father was a professor of languages, young Gordon spent his free time hiking and playing competitive sports. In college, Gordon majored in biology and then went on to earn his medical degree. After finishing an ophthalmology residency, Dr. Johns completed specialty training in glaucoma. For thirteen years, Dr. Johns was an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and was director of glaucoma services. He also served as ophthalmology residency program director much of that time. In this post, he utilized his extensive surgical experience to train ophthalmology residents in eye surgery and glaucoma treatment. An outdoor enthusiast, Dr. Johns enjoys running, hiking and long distance bicycling. Dr. Johns and his wife Suzy, a homemaker, have 3 daughters and 2 sons—Jamie, Jennifer, Julie, Janelle and John. A caring professional, Dr. Johns believes that the more he gives of himself, the more he receives. “I want to help improve the quality of people’s lives. When I meet someone, I hope they go away feeling better for the encounter.”

Professional Profile

Medical School
1973 — Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA

Residency
1977 — Ophthalmology — White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Fellowship
1979 — Glaucoma — University of South Florida, Tampa, FL


Medical Practice
1979 to 1992 — Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA
1982 to 1992 — Director, Glaucoma Services, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA
1985 to 1992 — Coordinator/Director, Ophthalmology Residency Program, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA
1993 to present — Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute