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James G. Theurer, MD

Practice Specialty

Diplomate American Board of Ophthalmology

General Ophthalmology

Diabetic Eye Treatment

Routine Vision Screenings

Contacts and Glasses

Surgical Treatment of Glaucoma

Surgical Treatment of Cataracts

University of Utah School of Medicine
University of Utah, Ophthalmology and Medicine Internship
Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Ophthalmology Residency
Wilmer Eye Institute


Excel Eye Center - Provo

1735 North State Street, Provo, UT 84604

(801) 374-1818  |  (800) 854-6201

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Meet Dr. Theurer

James G. Theurer, MD has extensive training in general ophthalmology and specialty training in the treatment of cataracts. He has performed thousands of cataract surgeries and his work has been published in the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Theurer is constantly searching for ways to improve eye care procedures. The ability to help people is what motivates him to continually increase his knowledge and skill. “There is nothing more satisfying than helping to restore someone’s vision,” says Dr. Theurer. “It feels great to be able to give people something so valuable as eyesight.”

Dr. Theurer has presented guest lectures on eye care and surgery for the annual meeting of The Utah Ophthalmological Society, The North Star Optometry Meeting and The Hoover-Naquin Conference in Baltimore. Dr. Theurer is a member of The American Academy of Ophthalmology and The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He has also served on the Executive Committee of The Utah Ophthalmological Society. He regularly lectures to local societies on the importance of eye care and issues affecting the elderly population. He has also served as chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology for Utah County.

Dr. Theurer graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and completed an internship in ophthalmology and medicine at the University of Utah. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center and obtained a significant portion of his training at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. His residency experience allowed him to travel to India for several weeks where he performed eye surgery and donated his time in specialty clinics.

On a personal note…
Dr. Theurer was born in Salt Lake City and raised in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. He and his wife, Carol, have three children. In his spare time he enjoys skiing, tennis and spending time with his family. He joined Excel Eye Center in August of 1998.

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