Stuart Winthrop, M.D.

Dr. Winthrop was raised in Los Angeles and moved to Santa Barbara in 1981 to begin his practice in ophthalmology. He has been a leader in the Santa Barbara medical community for over thirty years, providing excellent ophthalmology care to those seeking relief from a variety of conditions. As a cornea specialist, Dr. Winthrop performs delicate corneal transplant surgery and cares for especially difficult anterior segment and corneal problems.

The Santa Barbara community consistently names Dr. Winthrop “Best Ophthalmologist” or “Best LASIK Surgeon” through the Santa Barbara News-Press and Independent reader polls. In fact, his reputation is worldwide, drawing patients from abroad.

Dr. Winthrop lives on the Santa Barbara Riviera with his wife Betsy. Their three children are Sam, Mia, and Rachel. In his spare time, he regularly heads down to Santa Barbara beaches for runs along the coastline, hikes the Santa Barbara foothills, and gardens.