Francis “Chuck” Jansen, MD

Dr. Chuck Jansen is recognized by “Who’s Who” as one of the most experienced eye surgeons in the United States, having performed more than 35,000 procedures. Dr. Jansen came to Springfield in 1990 after having trained at the prestigious National Eye Center in Washington, D.C., where he has returned many times to lecture on his surgical innovations. He is recognized by his peers in southwest Missouri as a “Top Doc” in eye surgery.

Dr. Jansen is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Medical Association, the Missouri Medical Association, and the Greene County Medical Society. He has served on the board of Southwest Baptist University as well as many local medical advisory boards. He is a member of the clinical faculty of Cox Family Practice Residency and other area medical and optometry schools.

Dr. Jansen has a passion for international missions. He has worked with the Ministry of Health in Tanzania, East Africa, to develop eye specialty clinics. He has helped to establish and develop an eye surgery hospital in Maswa, Tanzania, whose eye surgery training program is actively teaching African and missionary doctors how to perform cataract surgery.

Dr. Jansen specializes in modern cataract surgery, including laser-assisted cataract surgery, monofocal, multifocal, and toric cataract procedures, as well as microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), corneal transplants, strabismus, and eyelid plastic surgery.

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