St Luke’s Cataract & Laser Institute

St Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute

Sitting on the quiet banks of the Ancloate River in Tarpon Springs is St. Luke’s Cataract & Laser Institute, a tribute to the work of Dr. James Gills, the man who has performed more surgeries than any other eye surgeon in the world.

Ronald Reagan, Rev. Billy Graham, Margaret Thatcher, and more have visioted Dr. Gills. But his career doesn’t just envolve medical books, medical awards, and innovations in eye operations.

Dr Gills is the author of over fifty Christian books, which he gives out to patients and visitors. He has built 2,500 churches around the globe.

Some of you may recognize his name with the Iron Man endurance races. Dr. Gills has been a marathon runner and even ran two Iron Man races in one day. Today he just bikes many miles over to his Institute and clinics.

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About floridatraveler

Historian and travel writer M. C. Bob Leonard makes the Sunshine State his home base. Besides serving as content editor for several textbook publishers and as college professor, he moderates the FHIC at www.floridahistory.org
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