Dr. Dean Dornic obtained his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biology from the University of Pittsburgh in 1980 and proceeded on to graduate school to earn his Doctor of Medicine from the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine in 1994. Following the achievement of his MD, Dr. Dean Dornic went on to serve as a Resident in Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University from 1994 to 1998, where he gained much of the experience that would serve as the foundation for his professional success later on. Following his residency, Dr. Dean Dornic joined Rex Healthcare and Johnston Health as a Staff Physician for both institutions, where he has worked since. In addition, Dr. Dean Dornic accepted a position with WakeMed Health & Hospitals in 1999 as a Staff Physician, and he still continues to practice there. Dr. Dean Dornic has also served as the President of Eye Specialists of Carolina, located in Cary, North Carolina, since 2003. Respected ophthalmologist and medical practitioner Dr. Dean Dornic has consistently delivered the high quality of service and personal attention that his patients have come to expect over his decades-long career.
Dr. Dean Dornic is regarded as one of America's preeminent ophthalmologists and a leader in his field. He has been named a Top 50 LASIK surgeon, as well as a LASIK Gold Surgeon. Newsweek magazine recently named Dr. Dornic one of 15 leaders in laser eye surgery. Dr. Dean Dornic is an active member of many established professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Dean Dornic also serves as a steward for Project Access and EyeCare America, and affiliates with such charities as the V Foundation for Cancer Research, Prevent Blindness North Carolina, Miracle League of the Triangle, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.