Tomy Starck, MD
Dr. Tomy Starck, MD is a recognized leader in cornea and refractive surgery. He is also a renowned author and speaker in the field of Ophthalmology. Dr. Starck is also the founder and director of UltraVision in San Antonio, Eagle Pass, and New Braunfels, Texas.
After completing his undergraduate in education and medical degree at the University of Valle in Colombia, Dr. Starck was awarded a scholarship at the world-renowned Barraquer Clinic, a refractive surgery center in Bogota. There, he completed his ophthalmology residency training under the direction of Dr. Jose Barraquer, known as the "Father of Refractive Surgery.”
Dr. Starck continued his training in the United States. First, as a cornea fellow at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary-Harvard Medical School in Boston. Followed by three additional years as a Resident in Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio (UTHSCSA). He has been on the faculty of UTHSCSA since 1994 and is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Starck, a prolific medical author, has written more than 25 articles in peer-reviewed journals, many textbook chapters, and has given more than 85 presentations both in the US and internationally educating his colleagues and fellow surgeons in the field of Ophthalmology as they relate to vision correction. He was also honored to be the proud recipient of the 1999 American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award for his many years of distinguished service in the field. Since then, his career has continued to grow and span over more than three decades. Thus, allowing him to treat thousands of patients, who to this day, have benefitted from his expertise, skill, and knowledge in the field of Ophthalmology.