John C. Foley, M.D.

  • Dr. Foley, his wife and three boys have been Twin Cities residents since 2001
  • South Dakota native
  • University of Notre Dame graduate
  • Attended Northwestern Medical School in Chicago
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill surgical residency

Dr. Foley has the experience of performing thousands of eye surgeries and is among the more experience refractive surgeons in the United States.  Dr. Foley's attentive care to his patients has often been described as warm, reassuring and comfortable.  Among the thousands of patients that have entrusted their eyes to Dr. Foley are fellow doctors, pilots, athletes, military personal, professional drivers, pilots, and Dr. Foley's own family members.

Dr. Foley's medical training took him to many prestigious institutions and allowed him to work with some of the most experienced and renowned eye surgeons in the country.  Based on his academic and clinical stature, Dr. Foley earned a teaching appointment as an Adjunct Instructor of Ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota and is a Surgical Consultant/Instructor at the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Dr. Foley is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is Board Certified as a Lasik Specialist by the American Board of Eye Surgery.  Dr. Foley is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), and the International Society of Refractive Surgeons (ISRS).  He has admitting and surgical privileges at United Hospital, Midway Surgical Center and Healtheast Hospitals, Phillips Eye Institute, and Children's Hospital of St. Paul.