Dr. Wingard practices with Wheaton Eye Clinic in Illinois and specializes in glaucoma and cataract surgery. His surgical practice includes small-incision cataract surgery and a wide range of laser and surgical options for adult and pediatric glaucoma management. He has particular expertise in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, including use of the Trabectome and iStent, along with trabeculectomy with the Express device and glaucoma drainage shunts.
He earned his medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C., and bachelor’s degree in ancient languages at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. His internship in medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle was followed by an ophthalmology residency and then a fellowship in glaucoma at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he also served as chief resident.
Dr. Wingard has extensive research experience and has written a number of scholarly articles and book chapters, spoken at national ophthalmology meetings, and received several research awards. His recent research interests include investigation of novel glaucoma therapies.