Shawno E. May, MD, CAPT, MC, USN (ret)


Board Certified Ophthalmologist
Eye Physician
iLASIK
Cataract Surgeon

Board Certified American Board of Ophthalmology
 
Dr. May specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the eye. His primary surgical interests include Corneal and Refractive Surgery (lasik), Cataract surgery, Glaucoma surgery, and Eyelid procedures.
 

Education:

  • Ophthalmology Residency, Naval Medical Center (NMC) San Diego
  • Naval Flight Surgeon Training
  • Transitional Internship, NMC San Diego
  • Medical School (MD), Tulane University (Elected Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society)
  • Undergraduate (BS Zoology), Brigham Young University (Cum Laude)

Current Positions:

  • Member, American Association of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Society of Corneal and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Utah Ophthalmology Society
  • Member, Utah State Medical Association

Honors/Certifications:

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center (1996-2010)
  • Adjunct Professor, Family Practice Medicine Residency, University of Washington (1996-2010)
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Florida at Gainesville (2012-2015)

Other significant experience:

  • Deputy Command Surgeon, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (Mentor, Afghan Surgeon General)—managed budget of $60 million and supervised 310 doctor and nurse mentors throughout the country (May-Dec 2008)
  • Chief of the Medical Staff Naval Hospital Bremerton (2002-2004)
  • Chief of the Medical Staff, Fleet Hospital Eight, Rota Spain (Jan-July 2003)


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