Richard Lindstrom, MD
Richard L. Lindstrom, M.D., is a board-certified ophthalmologist and internationally-recognized leader in corneal, cataract, refractive and laser surgery. Dr. Lindstrom is the founder of and attending surgeon at Minnesota Eye Consultants and an Adjunct Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota, Department of Ophthalmology. He has been at the forefront of ophthalmology’s evolutionary changes throughout his career, as a recognized researcher, teacher, inventor, writer, lecturer and highly-acclaimed physician and surgeon. After graduating magna cum laude from the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Lindstrom completed his doctorate degree in medicine in 1972. Dr. Lindstrom holds over 38 patents in ophthalmology and has developed a number of solutions, intraocular lenses and instruments that are used in clinical practices globally. Dr. Lindstrom is a frequent lecturer on external diseases, cataract, refractive surgery, and glaucoma; he has presented over 40 named lectures and keynote speeches to professional societies throughout the world. He has co-edited ten books and published over 350 peer-reviewed journal articles and 60 book chapters.