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Excellence in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases and Surgery since 1979
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William J. Dunn, MD, FACS, CHE



Honors and Awards

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)
American College of Surgeons
American College of Healthcare Executives
Association of Military Surgeons (AMSUS)
Florida Medical Association (FMA)
Halifax Medical Center
Twin Lakes Surgery Center
Volusia County Medical Society
Colonel, U.S. Air Force Reserve, Senior Flight Surgeon
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, Maryland, Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, October, 1986 to Present
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Board of Visitors, 2002 to Present
Children’s Advocacy Center of Volusia and Flagler Counties, Board of Directors, 2010 to Present
Surgical Instrument Design Consultant, Katalyst Surgical, LLC
www.KatalystSurgical.com, Ophthalmic Instruments & Eye Instruments

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About William J. Dunn, MD, FACS, CHE

Doctor Dunn is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and received his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He then completed a flexible internship at Andrews Air Force Base, MD, home of Air Force One, followed by an ophthalmology residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. After residency training and twelve years of Active Duty in the Air Force, Dr. Dunn completed a fellowship in Retina and Vitreous Disease and Surgery at Retina Associates of Cleveland, Mt. Sinai Medical Center/Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Doctor Dunn holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot and Single Pilot Jet Rating with over 4,000 flying hours. Dr. Dunn achieved the rank of Colonel, USAF, with more than 30 years of active duty, guard and reserve service to our country. Doctor Dunn volunteers on third world eye missions and is a principal investigator on multiple national clinical studies in vitreo-retinal research.

Raised in Arizona, Dr. Dunn enjoys running, flying, skiing, and traveling the world. Recent grandfather and very proud father of four adult children. Doctor Dunn joined the Florida Retina Institute in 1991.

Nominated as Top Doctor of the United States since 1999

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2021
  • America's Most Honored Doctors 2020 - Top 5%
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2020
  • America's Most Honored Professionals 2019 - Top 5%
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2019
  • Vitals Patients' Choice Award 2018
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors, Regional Top Doctor 5 Year Anniversary
  • America's Most Honored Professionals 2018 - Top 5%
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors, Ophthalmology, 2018
  • America's Most Honored Professionals 2017 - Top 10%
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor 2017
  • America's Most Honored Professionals 2016
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor 2016
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2014
  • Air Force U.S. Top Ranked U.S. Executives 2014
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2013
  • Top Doctor for 10 Years, 1999 - 2009
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Awards Dr. William Dunn Life Fellow

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Congratulations Dr. William Dunn! In December 2017 Dr. William J. Dunn received the honorary award of Life Fellow, a very distinguished and special award by the AAO American Academy of Ophthalmology Board of Trustees, for over 35 years of continuous and uninterrupted service and membership in the EyeCare America American Academy of Ophthalmology.