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 at LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
533 Bolivar Street/CSRB 459
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone:  504-568-3156
Fax:  504-568-2385

Clinical Office:

LSU Eye Clinic at University Medical Center, New Orleans
2000 Canal Street/Clinic Building, 3rd Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112
Ophthalmology Clinic: (504) 702-3937
Referral fax line: (504) 702-2051
Clinic fax line: (504) 702-4425


BA (Chemistry and Biology) summa cum laude
Albion College, Albion, MI

MD with distinction
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI


Internship in Internal Medicine 
University Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

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

Fellowship in Cornea and External Diseases (2 years)
LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

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


Clinical Interests

Cornea and external diseases
Disorders of the anterior segment
Comprehensive ophthalmology

Additional Info

Board Certification:
American Board of Ophthalmology

New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology

Special Activities:
Member, Board of Directors, New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology
Member, Board of Trustees, Southern Eye Bank