Jeffrey Hunter, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Jeffrey Hunter, M.D., F.A.A.P.


  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Glaucoma
  • Strabismus
  • Eye Muscle Surgery – Children & Adults

Jeffrey Hunter, M.D. is the only Board Certified Fellowship-Trained Pediatric and Adult Strabismus specialist in the area and has been honored by Texas Monthly magazine by being voted “Texas Super Doctor” by his peers each year since 2009. Before joining Heaton Eye Associates in 1996, he completed his subspecialty training in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Duke University Eye Center in North Carolina.

Considered one of the premier pediatric ophthalmology surgeons, with over 10,000 surgical procedures performed, Dr. Hunter works with children and adults of all ages affected by strabismus (commonly known as crossed or misaligned eyes).

Dr. Hunter is actively involved with several charitable organizations including Lighthouse for Christ Mission, Young Life Africa and the Baylor Arts/Science Advisory Board. He is also an active member at his local church.

In his spare time, Dr. Hunter enjoys traveling with his wife and four children, as well as following many sports.

Professional Credentials

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
  • Texas Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
  • Texas Ophthalmological Association
  • Smith County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics


  • Baylor University, Waco, TX – B.S.
  • University of Texas at Houston School of Medicine, Houston, TX – M.D.
  • Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX – Internship
  • Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX – Residency
  • Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC – Fellowship
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