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Luke Barnard, MD

Biography

Luke Barnard, MD, is a cataract surgeon and a glaucoma fellow who cares for patients for Yale Medicine.

Dr. Barnard grew up in a in a medical family. His father is a retired internist and his mother is a retired nurse. “So, I always felt a passion for patient care and medicine,” he says. “I went into ophthalmology because I used to work as a technician for an ophthalmologist, and I fell in love with the specialty and the close relationships we were able to develop with patients.”

Every day in ophthalmology is an opportunity to make a difference, he says. “Working for patients to help improve their vision is the biggest reward.”

Titles

  • Instructor

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Kansas School of Medicine (2019)
  • BS
    University of Kansas, Chemistry with a focus in biochemistry (2013)

Additional Information

Biography

Luke Barnard, MD, is a cataract surgeon and a glaucoma fellow who cares for patients for Yale Medicine.

Dr. Barnard grew up in a in a medical family. His father is a retired internist and his mother is a retired nurse. “So, I always felt a passion for patient care and medicine,” he says. “I went into ophthalmology because I used to work as a technician for an ophthalmologist, and I fell in love with the specialty and the close relationships we were able to develop with patients.”

Every day in ophthalmology is an opportunity to make a difference, he says. “Working for patients to help improve their vision is the biggest reward.”

Titles

  • Instructor

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Kansas School of Medicine (2019)
  • BS
    University of Kansas, Chemistry with a focus in biochemistry (2013)

Additional Information