Dean R. Forgey, MD

Dr Forgey is a specialist in corneal transplantation and cataract surgery. He also has expertise in treating conditions involving the anterior segment of the eye, including infections, foreign bodies and injuries.

Dr Forgey was born and raised in north-central Nebraska. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and received his Doctor of Medicine degree with High Distinction. He completed his internship at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha. His ophthalmology residency was completed at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. This was followed by fellowship training in Cornea and External Disease at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.

Dr Forgey is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has been practicing medicine in Lincoln since completing his education in 1991.

Curriculum Vitae

Dean R Forgey, MD

1520 South 70th Street, Suite 102

Lincoln, NE 68506




University of Nebraska  Lincoln, NE Bachelor of Science – Biology 8/76  5/80

University of Nebraska  Lincoln, NE Graduate Studies – Microbiology 1/81  5/82

Medical School:

University of Nebraska College of Medicine Omaha, NE M.D. with High

Distinction 8/82  5/86


University of Nebraska College of Medicine Omaha, NE Internship – Internal

Medicine 7/86  7/87


University of Texas Southwestern Med Center Dallas, TX Residency –

Ophthalmology 7/87  7/90


University of Louisville Louisville, KY Fellowship – Cornea/External Disease 7/90 – 7/91

Board Certification:

American Board of Ophthalmology 1991


  • Regents Scholarship, University of
  • Nebraska College of Medicine
  • 1983, 1984 & 1985
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society
  • University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • 1985-1986



Eiferman, R.A., O’Neill, K.P., Forgey, D.R., Cook, Y.D.: Eximer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia: Six month results. Refractive Corneal Surgery, 7:344-347, 1991

Eiferman, R.A., Forgey, D.R., Cook, Y.D. Eximer Laser Ablation of Infectious Crystalline Keratopathy. Arch Ophthalmology Jan 1992 110(1) p18


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Nebraska Medical Association
  • Nebraska Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • Lancaster County Medical Society


  • Bryan Health System Hospitals – East & West
  • St Elizabeth Regional Medical Center
  • Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital