Dr. Kurt Andreason is a member of Summit Health’s Ophthalmology team. Dr. Andreason is a board-certified eye surgeon with extensive surgical expertise, specializing in advanced cataract surgeries, including astigmatism and presbyopia-correcting lenses, LASIK, and laser surface ablation. He also treats a wide variety of eye conditions, including pterygium and corneal disease, dry eye disease, diabetes, and glaucoma.
Dr. Andreason earned his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, MD, and completed ophthalmology residency training in San Antonio, TX, while serving in the United States Air Force. Subsequently, he completed fellowship training in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the University of California in San Diego. His years in the Service included care of active duty servicemen and women, their families and retirees, joint assignments with the Army and Navy, including the trauma hospital in Germany 2004-2007, deployments to East Asia and Iraq, and many humanitarian missions from Latin America to Eastern Europe.
Dr. Andreason explains his values and professional ethos as follows: when integrity is paramount; when the latest, proven technology is a priority; when you seek the benefits of experience and a dedication to excellence; when you first want to be listened to, and then understand your options, explained in personable, plain speech; when you hope to be treated the way your doctor would treat his own family, every time.
During his career he was twice recognized by physicians he trained as Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
In his spare time, Dr. Andreason enjoys time with his wife and their five wonderful children. He also enjoys the mountains, oceans, poetry, and meeting great people from across the world.