Dr. Jeffrey Hart is a board-certified ophthalmologist, who has been practicing for over 10 years. Dr. Hart received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Yale University School of Medicine, writing his research thesis in the field of novel treatments for diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Hart finished his medical training at Yale, completing a combined medical/surgical internship, and then an ophthalmology residency at the Yale Eye Center.
Prior to Dr. Hart’s medical career, he received his Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University. He then went on to receive a Master of Science degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he studied ultrafast laser spectroscopy under several Nobel Prize laureates at the prestigious Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics. Dr. Hart worked as a researcher for several large firms, including the Fortune Global 500 companies Proctor & Gamble in Cincinnati, and Novartis Pharmaceuticals in Switzerland.
Dr. Hart is a member of Sigma Xi - The Scientific Research Honor Society, as well as the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. He is a member of the Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Hart is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. In addition, Dr. Hart was a member of the clinical faculty at the Yale Medical School Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, where he was responsible for teaching medical students and residents. He was also successful at a private group practice in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
After practicing ophthalmology in Connecticut for over ten years, Dr. Hart has relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada to be closer to his family and for the sunny weather.
Dr. Hart’s practice focus is comprehensive ophthalmology, including surgical and non-surgical interventions for better vision, the medical and laser surgical treatment of glaucoma, and the management of advanced cataract surgery.
When Dr. Hart is not seeing patients, he enjoys being outdoors hiking, camping, or playing golf. He is also an avid squash player.