David W. Jackson, MD

Clinical Professor

Clinical Focus

Special Clinical/Surgical Interests

  • Premium IOL Technology and Optical Performance
  • Helping Patients Reduce Their Need for Glasses and Contact Lenses
  • DSAEK/DMEK Corneal Transplants 
  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)


  • MD: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1997
  • Residency: Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1999–2001
  • Fellowship: Cornea, Refractive, and Anterior Segment Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2001–2002


David Jackson, MD is a clinical professor and medical director of DMEI’s Stephenson Refractive Surgery Center and lead refractive surgeon at the Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City. He received his medical degree from the University of New Mexico and his ophthalmology training at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where he was voted chief resident by faculty and peers.  At Baylor, he went on to complete a fellowship in cornea, refractive and anterior segment surgery.

Dr. Jackson specializes in procedures that greatly minimize a patient’s reliance on glasses, such as premium cataract surgery, LASIK, and refractive surgery. He was the first ophthalmologist in Oklahoma to perform DSAEK corneal transplantation.

Dr. Jackson lectures nationally and internationally and is the author of numerous book chapters and scientific publications. He teaches residents and fellows and contributes to clinical trials advancing the field of ophthalmology.

Dr. Jackson’s wife, Traci, is an early childhood development educator and they have three sons and a grandson.  He would enjoy the opportunity to care for you and your family.

Meet Dr. Jackson