Russell Van Norman, M.D.

Shreveport Eye Specialists
1801 Fairfield Ave., Suite 207 • Shreveport, LA 71101 • 318.703.5655


Dr. Russ Van Norman arrived to Shreveport in 1994 to begin his medical education. After graduating from medical school in 1998, he went on to complete his internship and ophthalmology residency at LSUHSC. Wanting to further his training, Dr. Van Norman embarked on a two-year fellowship in cornea/external disease and refractive surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern. This extra education was critical in learning and implementing advanced techniques in corneal transplantation, cataract surgery, refractive procedures (LASIK), and also makes him the most highly-trained corneal specialist in the area.

Upon completion of his fellowship and board certification in 2004, Dr. Van Norman returned to the Shreveport area and began his medical practice. To date, he has performed over 10,000 ophthalmic procedures including cataract removal, laser cataract surgery, premium IOL’s, LASIK, Advanced Surface Ablations, full thickness and partial thickness cornea transplants, and sophisticated anterior segment procedures. Dr. Van Norman also has an extensive glaucoma practice that includes performing laser glaucoma surgery and minimally invasive glaucoma procedures.

In the latter part of 2017, Dr. Van Norman opened his solo practice, Shreveport Eye Specialists. We at Shreveport Eye Specialists are particularly proud of our upcoming one-year anniversary in December. We are humbled by the continued support from our referring medical professionals and our wonderful patient base. Everyone at Shreveport Eye Specialists is focused on giving our patients the highest ophthalmic care with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. We truly understand that the happy patient is the most important aspect of our growing practice. Please come experience us at Shreveport Eye Specialists. You won’t be disappointed.