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Sebastian - 13397 U.S. 1

Christopher Shumake, M.D.

Board Certified American Board of Ophthalmology
Duke Corneal Fellowship

Dr. Christopher Shumake joined the staff of Florida Eye Institute in July of 2015. Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, he earned his bachelor and medical degrees from the University of Mississippi. Following his medical internship at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Dr. Shumake returned to Jackson, Mississippi to complete his Ophthalmology residency at Ole Miss, where he was elected Chief Resident and received the Louisiana & Mississippi Otolaryngology and Ophthalmology Award.

With a special interest in corneal disease and transplant surgery, Dr. Shumake was selected by Duke University in Durham, North Carolina for Fellowship training. He has performed custom cataract and corneal transplant surgery for over 25 years.

Dr. Shumake is a member of the Aspen Corneal Society, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He founded The Eye Institute of Medicine and Surgery in Melbourne, Florida in 1996, where he served as Medical Director and Director of Refractive Surgery.

An avid cyclist and tennis player, Dr. Shumake resides in Brevard County with his wife, Mona.

"Dr Shumake has saved my ability to see. He is as close to a miracle; he is the answer to my prayers."

"The most important thing about your health is the provider you choose. Dr. Shumake is a highly respected eye surgeon, with great experience and knowledge, and he does a great job explaining your diagnosis and treatment. I highly recommend him to anyone needing his expertise. The practice itself is well run, and the people there are friendly and helpful. The visit overall is easy to navigate. This should be where you go for your visual health needs."

Dr Shumake head shot he performs cataract

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