Our Physicians


Joseph Kavanagh, MD

  • Ophthalmology
  • (830) 379-3937
  • 908 E. Court St. Seguin, TX 78155
  • University of Nottingham Medical School
  • University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio

Dr. Kavanagh joined Eye Associates of South Texas in 2001. He received his medical degree from the University of Nottingham Medical School. Dr. Kavanagh completed his residency in Ophthalmology and fellowship in Glaucoma at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio. Dr. Kavanagh is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the UTHSC San Antonio, and was Chief of Ophthalmology at the Kerrville VAMC for over ten years.

During his career Dr. Kavanagh has helped train many ophthalmologists now in practice though out the United States. He is known for performing no needle no stitch, micro-incision (1/10 inch) cataract surgery, allowing patients to return to normal activities quickly. He has performed well over ten thousand cataract procedures. Dr. Kavanagh has also designed surgical instruments for Storz to improve the efficiency and safety of cataract surgery.

Dr. Kavanagh has lectured on the subject of glaucoma and cataracts locally, and at national meetings and internationally and has authored numerous research publications. Dr. Kavanagh is happy to serve the South Texas community with the most up to date technology and surgical techniques available in ophthalmology.