Bruce A. Barron, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
Medical Director, UMCNO Vision Center
Viola M. and Charles L. Lacoste, Sr. Professorship in Ophthalmology


Academic Office:
LSU Eye Center
2020 Gravier Street, Suite B
New Orleans, LA 70112
FAX 504-568-2385

Clinical Office:
Department of Ophthalmology
UMC New Orleans
2000 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone 504-702-2000
FAX 504-702-3170


Bachelor of Arts (Chemistry and Biology)
Summa cum laude
Albion College, Albion, MI

Doctor of Medicine, with distinction
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI


Internal Medicine Internship
University Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

Ophthalmology Residency
University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
Chicago, IL

Cornea and External Diseases Fellowship (2 years)
LSU Eye Center
New Orleans, LA

Ophthalmic Pathology Fellowship (4 months)
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Washington, DC


Clinical Interests

Cornea and external diseases

Disorders of the anterior segment


Comprehensive ophthalmology

Selected Publications




Additional Info

Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology
New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation
Interim LSU Public Hospital

Special Activities
Member, Board of Directors
New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology

Member, Board of Trustees
Southern Eye Bank