New ophthalmologist at Garrett Eye


IRON MOUNTAIN — Ophthalmologist Dr. Stephen McConnell has joined Garrett Eye and will see patients in the Iron Mountain and Escanaba offices.

McConnell joins Dr. John M. Garrett in providing general ophthalmology care and cataract surgery.

He is a comprehensive ophthalmic surgeon who treats a wide spectrum of eye conditions. McConnell has a special interest in oculoplastic eye surgery, including blepharoplasty, as well as cataract surgery.

A Georgia native, McConnell received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and completed his medical training at Mercer University-Savannah.

After an ophthalmology residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, he returned to Georgia to join Seaside Ophthalmology.

He spent a year of scientific research at the Medical College of Georgia and participated in medical missions in Honduras and Cambodia.

He is married to Dr. Whitney McConnell, a surgical podiatrist. They have a son and a daughter.

McConnell is now accepting new patients in both Iron Mountain and the Escanaba offices.


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