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Excellence in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases and Surgery since 1979
thomas barnard, md, retina specialist
florida retina institute, doctor barnard, ophthalmologist
american board of ophthalmology
national board of medical examiners

Thomas A. Barnard, MD


  • Bachelor of Science, Stetson University
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
  • Internship, St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Ophthalmology Residency, St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Chief Resident, St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery Fellowship, West Virginia University


Honors and Awards

  • Gamma Sigma Epsilon
  • Beta Beta Beta
  • Chemistry Honorary Society
  • Biology Honorary Society
  • John F. Conn National Award for Chemistry Research, 1988

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)
Central Florida Society of Ophthalmology
Florida Society of Ophthalmology
Florida Medical Association (FMA)
Schepens International Society
Seminole County Medical Society
Florida Hospital, Altamonte
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center
Halifax Medical Center
Orlando Regional Medical Center
Volusia County Medical Society

Dr. Barnard is available for Patients at our Locations in

About Thomas A. Barnard, MD

Doctor Barnard holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Stetson University and earned his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine. He completed an internship and ophthalmology residency at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Ohio. Following residency training, Dr. Barnard completed a fellowship in retina at West Virginia University.

Doctor Barnard enjoys running, golfing and reading, in addition to spending time with his wife and their three children. Doctor Barnard joined Florida Retina Institute in July, 1998.

Nominated as Top Doctor in Ophthalmology since 2011

  • America's Most Honored Professional 2019
  • Vitals Patients' Choice Award 2019
  • America's Most Honored Professional 2018
  • America's Most Honored Professional 2017
  • America's Most Honored Professionals 2016 - Top 5%
  • Vitals Patients' Choice Award 2015
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award 2015
  • Vitals Top 10 Doctor by Metro Area 2014, Voted as one of Top 10 Specialists
  • Vitals Patients' Choice Award 2013
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor 2012
  • Vitals Patients' Choice Award 2012
  • Vitals Patients' Choice Award 2011
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