Dr. Joseph R. Brightwell is the current Managing Partner of Kentucky Eye Care. He completed his undergraduate degree from Indiana University and received his medical degree from the University of Louisville. From there he completed his internship in internal medicine and fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from the University of Louisville. He was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences at the University of Louisville and was an Associate Professor at the VA Hospital.
Dr. Brightwell is a member of the Greater Louisville Medical Society, the Kentucky Academy of Ophthalmology, the Louisville Academy of Ophthalmology, the Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.