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What would you like to know about me? If it's just the medical facts then see the lists below outlining my training and professional experience. If you want to know more gobbledy goop, read on.


I grew up a Hoosier. If you're not sure what that means, neither am I. Despite living in Ohio since 1993, I haven't quite become a Buckeye (although, I do like the "eye" part). I like sports, but ever since breaking my leg to bits a few years ago while skiing, I'm just not what I used to be. Actually, I wasn't very good at any of them anyway. So now I'm just getting older with the rest of you. Did I mention that I'm married and have 5 children? So, I do keep a rather busy schedule outside of my professional life. I am active at our local church. I really feel that my work at Advanced Vision Care is my ministry field. So I pray that I can be a worthy representative of Jesus' love to you when you come for eye care. You can find our Mission Statement on the About Us page. I know that some days I may not do a very good job with this, but, by the grace of God, I want to bless you when you are here for your eye exam. I promise not to beat you over the head with a Bible, but simply treat you with care.

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1987


Ohio State Medical Licensure, 1993-present


Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology, 1995

(re-certified 2006,2016)


- Undergraduate (1973-78) - Ball State University

- M.D. (82-86) - Indiana University School of Medicine

- Transitional Internship (86-87) - Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI

- Ophthalmic Research Fellowship (88-89) - Univ. of Utah

- Ophthalmology Residency (89-92) - Univ. of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

- Ophthalmology Fellowship (92-93) - Univ. of Utah


Certification and Licensure:

Meet Dr. Craig

Hospital & Surgery Center Positions/Affiliations:

- Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima, OH - Former Chief, Divison of Ophthalmology

- St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, OH - former Chief, Division of Ophthalmology

- Eye Surgery Center of Western Ohio, Lima, OH

- The Surgery Center at St. Rita's, Lima, OH

Professional Experience

- 1993 - 98 Staff Physician, Lima Eye Surgery, Inc. - Lima, OH

- 1998-99 Staff Physician, Eye Care & Surgery Associates, Inc. - Sidney, OH

- 1999-present President/Owner/Physician, Advanced Vision Care, Inc. - Lima, OH

Professional Organizations:

- Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology

- Member, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

- Member, Ohio Ophthalmological Society

- Member, Ohio State Medical Association

-Member, Christian Ophthalmology Society

- Affiliate, Surgical Eye Expeditions International