Dr. Jay Pepose



Dr. Jay Pepose is a subspecialist in cornea and external diseases and refractive surgery in St. Louis.. He is Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington University and Medical Director of Pepose Vision Institute and the Lifelong Vision Foundation.


Dr. Pepose earned an MD- PhD at UCLA School of Medicine. He is the recipient of the Cogan Award from ARVO, the Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a Gold Fellow of ARVO.


He has served as an Executive editor of The American Journal of Ophthalmology and on the editorial board of Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and The Journal of Refractive Surgery. He is cited in America’s Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America.