Dr. John Gallagher is a residency-trained and board-certified optometrist at Center For Sight. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL. He then went on to attend Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Davie, FL, where he earned a second Bachelor of Science degree in addition to his Doctor of Optometry degree.
Prior to joining Center For Sight, Dr. Gallagher completed an optometry externship followed by an optometric residency at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Orlando, FL. During his two years there, he focused on ocular disease management, primary eye care, geriatric care, specialty contact lens fittings, traumatic brain injury cases, and specialized treatments for low vision. At Center For Sight, Dr. Gallagher performs comprehensive eye exams, ocular disease management, glaucoma treatment, dry eye care, as well as family eye care and contact lens fittings.
He is currently a member of the American Optometric Association and the Florida Optometric Association. During his training at Nova Southeastern University, he was a member of the Ocular Disease and Cornea and Contact Lens clubs.
A native Floridian, Dr. Gallagher is from Stuart, FL and currently lives in Venice, FL, where he enjoys the natural beauty of the surrounding beaches. During his time at Florida State University, he held many leadership positions, and was recognized as a member of the 2017 Homecoming Court. In his spare time, Dr. Gallagher enjoys cycling, traveling, cooking, and spending time in nature.