Sloan W. Rush, M.D.

Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Sloan W. Rush, M.D. (“Dr. Sloan”) is the very first cornea and refractive surgery fellowship-trained specialist in the Texas Panhandle. He graduated medical school from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX followed by residency training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX and then fellowship training at Casey Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Sloan is committed to providing the highest level of personalized patient care with compassion and integrity. He feels extremely privileged to bring back home to Amarillo and Panhandle Eye Group his expertise with the latest and the newest cutting edge technology in the areas of Cornea and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Sloan is actively involved in many research projects. Having published over two dozen clinical studies in peer-reviewed scientific journals before age 35, he continues to strive to develop innovative techniques that will help improve patient outcomes. Of particular interest, he is currently studying topical stem cell therapy for corneal regeneration and the treatment of dry eye disease. Dr. Sloan is dedicated to continue to pursue the most advanced practices in order to better care for patients right here in the Texas Panhandle.

Dr. Sloan has committed his life to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and views this as the most significant event in his life. Beyond delivering topnotch eye care, Dr. Sloan carries such a huge passion for the practice of ophthalmology and serving the Lord. He has provided ophthalmic surgery care for underprivileged patients all over Latin America with several Christian organizations. He has been very blessed to be able to serve and glorify God in this capacity. Dr. Sloan enjoys golf, snow skiing, the outdoors and spending time with his family. He is blessed with a lovely wife, Jennifer, and three magnificent children: Emmie, True and Mabry.

Dr. Sloan is a Board Certified Fellow with the American Board of Ophthalmology.