John T. Halgren, M.D.

Associate Professor

John Halgren, MD

Board-Certified In:


  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Cataract
  • Ocular surface disease
  • Refractive surgery

Clinic Locations:
UNMC Physicians Eye Specialties
UNMC Physicians Eye Specialties at Village Pointe Medical Center


  • Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine, 1995
  • Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1999, Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship: University of Iowa, 2000, Cornea and External Disease Service

Philosophy of Care:
Dr. Halgren believes in facilitating patients' understanding of their conditions and enabling their participation in decision making regarding treatments of their eyes.

Years of Practice:

Personal Interests:
Dr. Halgren has been a regional expert on complex corneal and anterior segment issues since his arrival at UNMC in 2002.

He is a local, regional and national speaker on topics of ocular surface and corneal diseases.

Outside work, he enjoys golf, tennis, spectator sports, the performing arts, travel and spending time with his wife and two children.

Make an Appointment
UNMC Physicians Eye Specialties
at 3902 Leavenworth Street
(near campus)
(402) 559-2020