Meet Dr. Read 

Dr. Jason Read has dedicated his life and medical practice to helping the Northeast Louisiana community. With a passion for helping people and a love for this area, he has served our community for over 18 years. Dr. Read has practiced ophthalmology in Monroe since 2005, before opening his own clinic, Read Eye Center, in February of 2011.

Born in Mississippi, Dr. Read attended Mississippi State University where he received his undergraduate degree in Biological Engineering. From there he went on to the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and graduated in 1997. He completed residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Mississippi in 2001. He is a Board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery and the treatment of glaucoma and diabetic patients. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology since 2002.

Dr. Read is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Louisiana State Medical Society. He currently serves as the President of the Northeast Louisiana Physician Hospital Organization Board and serves on the board for Alli Management Solutions. He served as a past president of the Ouachita Medical Society.

Dr. Read has built and established his practice in the heart of Monroe in the St. Francis Community Health Center on Tower Drive. He performs cataract and glaucoma surgery at St. Francis P&S Surgery and Heart Center and Monroe Surgical Hospital.

Part of the reason for choosing Monroe as home is Dr. Jason Read is a true outdoorsman. He enjoys fishing, biking, photography, and can be caught using his engineering skills in the yard of his home that he shares with his wife and three children. Their oldest daughter, Reagan attends University of Mississippi Medical Center; their middle son, William attends Louisiana State University; and their youngest daughter, Hadley attends Neville. Dr. Read and his family attends First Methodist Church.

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