Joseph P. Gira, M.D.


Joseph P. Gira, M.D.


EDUCATION:  Dr. Gira is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine receiving his Doctorate Degree with Distinction. He also completed his under-graduate training from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. After a year of transitional internship at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis, Dr. Gira completed his Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center, Hermann Eye Center.

Dr. Gira is licensed to practice in Missouri, Illinois and Texas. Dr. Gira is affiliated with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association, and the Missouri State Medical Association. Dr. Gira is an accomplished public speaker. He has presented papers at various ophthalmology conferences and his research activities have been published.

Dr. Gira has been in private practice in St. Louis since 1999. He provides surgical services for IEC patients, including cataract surgery at the Physicians Surgery Center in Hannibal, MO.

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