Joseph B. Barron, M.D.

Joseph B. Barron, M.D.Dr. Joseph B. Barron is an ophthalmologist, specializing in diseases and surgery of both the cornea and retina. He manages a variety of eye conditions ranging from general exams to complex eye problems including evaluations for corneal transplantation, cataracts, glaucoma, infections, diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, and medical retinal disease requiring laser treatment or injections.

Dr. Barron received his B. S. degree from Louisiana Tech University, and his Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. After completing a medicine internship at the University of Alabama Hospitals and Clinics in Birmingham, AL, he served as a general medical officer for one year in Thailand and a second year in Oakland, CA.

Dr. Barron puts every effort in converting his many years of training and experience into excellent care for his patients.

He then completed 3 years of residency training at Letterman Army Medical Center, Presidio, CA, and served 4 years as an ophthalmologist at the 130th Station Hospital in Heidelberg, Germany. He returned to San Francisco for two years of fellowship training at Pacific Medical Center; the first year was in diseases and surgery of the cornea, and the second year was in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous.

He completed over 13 years of active duty in the Army with a two year tour at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, HI. He returned to Monroe in 1986, and has been in practice at The Eye Clinic of Monroe since then.

Dr. Barron puts every effort in converting his many years of training and experience into excellent care for his patients.