Dr. Lynch joined Associated Eye Care in 2012. He was born and raised in Iowa City, IA, and received his Medical Degree and Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Iowa. As a medical student he was elected by peers & faculty into the Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society. He completed his medical internship at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, followed by residency in Ophthalmology at Saint Louis University where he was selected to serve as Chief Resident of the department. He then returned to the University of Iowa for fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology & adult strabismus, where he received the Fellow Teaching Award and the Hansjoerg E. Kolder Memorial Humanitarian Award. In his career he has authored several peer-reviewed manuscripts and presented at several regional and national meetings.
In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children as well as playing a variety of recreational sports. He is also the CEO & Founder of ReSpectacle, a non-profit online eyeglass recycling organization.