About Our Milwaukee Vision Center

Milwaukee’s leading vision center

Suson Eye Specialists recently joined with the Froedtert/Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute.

Our vision center was founded in 1972 by Dr. Elieser Suson who left the full-time staff at the Medical College of Wisconsin to enter private practice. We quickly became one of the premier cataract and implant surgery practices in the Milwaukee area, leading the way in advanced techniques. When LASIK technology entered the picture, we were part of the vanguard bringing that life changing procedure to Milwaukee. In March of 2017, Dr. John Suson and Dr. Judy Suson-Hoggatt rejoined the full-time faculty of the Ophthalmology department of the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Known as much for our caring and professional approach, we have also continued to lead the way with innovative trends in surgical and medical eye care. Dr. John Suson and Dr. Judy Suson-Hoggatt continue the vision center’s tradition of excellence with compassion and professionalism.

Suson Eye Specialists has two vision centers in the Milwaukee area, conveniently located at the Froedtert/MCW Eye Institute in Wauwatosa and at the Riverwoods Outpatient Center in Glendale. Our services include general or medical eye exams, full-service optical (eyeglasses or contact lenses), cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery, and lasik eye surgery.

Meet Our Staff

John D. Suson, M.D.

dr_john_susonDr. John Suson, M.D. attended Marquette University and graduated summa cum laude with an honors degree in chemistry in 1988. He attended the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he was in the top of his class and graduated with a medical degree with honors in research in 1992. Dr. Suson served a one-year internship in general medicine at St. Luke’s Medical Center (1992-93) in Milwaukee and completed specialty training in ophthalmology (1993-96) at the Eye Institute in Milwaukee, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Suson currently holds a clinical instructor appointment at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he actively participates in the surgical instruction of resident eye surgeons. He has maintained a commitment to continued development of surgical skill and knowledge, which he brings to his patients and the practice. He was among the first eye surgeons in Wisconsin performing LASIK procedures and has extensive skill and knowledge in advanced cataract surgery and lens implant technology. Dr. Suson has been board certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology since 1998 with recertification in 2008. Dr. Suson is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the State Medical Society of Wisconsin, and the Milwaukee Ophthalmologic Society.

Judy P. Suson-Hoggatt, M.D.

dr_jusdy_susonDr. Judy Suson-Hoggatt, M.D. is on the clinical teaching staff at the Medical College of Wisconsin and has taught surgery to resident ophthalmologists at the Eye Institute and Veterans Administration Medical Center in Milwaukee. She received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Wisconsin and completed a one-year research fellowship in ocular pathology at the Medical University of South Carolina, where she also served her internship. Dr. Hoggatt completed her residency in ophthalmology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and in 1995, joined her father, Dr. Eleiser B. Suson, in private practice. She has been board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology since 1997 and was re-certified in 2009. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the State Medical Society of Wisconsin, and the Milwaukee Ophthalmologic Society. Her focus in ophthalmology is refractive lasik surgery, cataracts, and the treatment of glaucoma and diabetic eye disease.

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