Cataract Surgery, Diseases and Surgery of the Anterior Segment
B.S. – Biological Science
Georgetown University School of Medicine | Washington, DC
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American College of Surgeons
- American Medical Association
- Florida American College of Surgeons
- Florida Medical Association
Jodie A. Armstrong, M.D., F.A.C.S., is no stranger to the Heart of Florida area; after all, she was born and raised in Ocala. Beginning with her college education, Dr. Armstrong has traveled throughout the country diligently completing her medical training and establishing her medical career. She joined the accomplished medical staff of Ocala Eye in August 2006.
Dr. Armstrong is an accomplished cataract surgeon utilizing no-shot, no-stitch techniques with the latest methods of astigmatism reduction. Moreover, her experience includes the instruction of ophthalmology residents at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute on how to achieve the best visual outcomes. Her interests also include general ophthalmology and preventative eye exams.
Dr. Armstrong’s path to ophthalmology lead through both Florida State University and the University of Miami, where she began her medical school training in 1996. Her medical studies continued in Washington, D.C. where she earned her M.D. in 2000 at Georgetown University. Following her Georgetown Transitional Internship at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Dr. Armstrong began her residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Upon completion of her residency, she relocated to Miami and obtained medical staff positions at Bascom Palmer and the Veterans Affairs Hospital.
While serving concurrently as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer and the active Chief of Ophthalmology for the VA Hospital, she contemplated a move back to her hometown. Dr. Armstrong decided that Ocala was where she wanted to settle her family and establish a permanent home for her ophthalmology practice.
Dr. Armstrong is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She holds memberships with leading medical societies including the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, Florida American College of Surgeons, and Florida Medical Association.