John M. Franklin M.D.

Pediatrics and Strabismus

Areas of Interest:

Medical and Surgical care of Pediatric Ophthalmology Patients
Strabismus care of Pediatric and Adult Patients
Retinopathy of Prematurity


B.S. in Chemistry: Biochemistry focus – University of Louisville 2002
M.D. – University of Louisville School of Medicine 2006



University of Louisville Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 2010


Pediatric and Strabismus Fellowship

Washington University, St. Louis Children’s Hospital 2011

Board Certified

The American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology, Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Louisville Academy of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, American Medical Association


About Dr. Franklin

Dr. Franklin grew up in western Kentucky.  He completed both medical school and his ophthalmology residency at the University of Louisville.  His pediatric ophthalmology fellowship was completed at Washington University in St. Louis.  Dr. Franklin enjoys all aspects of pediatric ophthalmology, but has a special interest in pediatric cataracts and glaucoma.