John T. Lind, MD, is an associate professor of ophthalmology and director of medical student education in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington University in Saint Louis. Prior to that, he was an assistant professor at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and Saint Louis University Eye Institute. He is the founder and co-director of the Innovations in Glaucoma Surgery Course and the Saint Louis Glaucoma Fellows Course. Dr. Lind’s research interests include glaucoma surgical devices, complications of glaucoma surgery and medical student education.
Dr. Lind is an active fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, member of the American Glaucoma Society (AGS), Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO), Saint Louis Ophthalmologic Society and the Missouri Society of Eye Physicians. He is a reviewer for the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Journal of Glaucoma and Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology as well as being an investigator in the Primary Tube versus Trabeculectomy Trial (PTVT). He also served as the treating sub-investigator for the Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Treatment Trial (IIHTT), a National Institute of Health study and the Bimatoprost SR phase 3 clinical trial and the Aquasys Xen Implant trial.
Dr. Lind received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. This was followed by an internship at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.; a residency at Saint Louis University Eye Institute, where he served as chief resident; and a glaucoma fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami.