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Our Physicians

Dr. Kevin R. Kirk

Dr. Kirk graduated from Southern Utah University with academic honors. Afterwards, he went to medical school in Salt Lake City at the University of Utah and went on to complete an ophthalmology residency at the University of Rochester in New York. During his tenure as a student and resident, he was actively involved with research and published many academic articles.

Dr. Kirk practices surgical and medical ophthalmology with expertise in the latest medical and surgical treatments for eye diseases including: Cataracts, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Refractive Error, Ptosis, Pterygium, Strabismus, Glaucoma, Ocular Tumors and Cosmetic surgery (including botox).

Dr. Kirk grew up in Blanding, a small town in rural Utah. At San Juan High School he played football, basketball and baseball. When Dr. Kirk turned 19, he served a 2-year LDS mission in Toronto, Canada. He still enjoys sports but also likes hunting, fishing and four wheeling. Nothing makes him happier than doing these activities with his family. His wife, Nikole, is from Taylorsville, Utah and together they have five children. They are all happy to be living in their home state Utah close to family and friends.

Dr. Ken Lord

Dr. Lord is a native of Southern Utah. He obtained his Bachelor’s of Science from Southern Utah University graduating in 2000. He also joined the Utah National Guard in 1999. Dr. Lord then attended medical school at the University of Utah and went on to complete an internship in internal medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. From there, Dr. Lord completed a three-year ophthalmology residency at the University of Missouri in Kansas City (UMKC). He then remained at UMKC and completed a two-year vitreo-retinal surgical fellowship.
Dr. Lord is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, the American Medical Association, Utah Ophthalmological Society, and the Society of Military Ophthalmologists. Dr. Lord is board certified through the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Lord is an active member of the Utah National Guard and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and Operation New Dawn in 2011. He currently drills with the Utah National Guard Medical Command at Camp Wiliams in Lehi, Utah.

Dr. Lord has strong interest in medical informatics and is co-developer of the leading mobile smartphone application in Ophthalmology called “The Eye Handbook.” The Eye Handbook has a global audience, with 200k+ downloads and thousands of active users. 

Visit the website here: Eye Handbook