Dr Vernon Hermsen, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr Vernon Hermsen is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1966.
Following medical school he spent 3 years in the Unites States Army in East Asia as a battalion surgeon.
He is a fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been a member of several professional organizaitons including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Society, the Texas, South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois State Medical Societies, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the Royal Medical Society (England), the Vitreous Society, the American Society of Retinal Specialists, the Aspen Retinal Detachment Society, and the Iowa Eye Association.
He is married to Patricia, a registered nurse and is the father of Jeffrey Hermsen, a social worker and Kathryn Riesenman, MD a radiologist.