Our Clinic

Meet Dr.  Foley

Dr. Foley has the experience of performing thousands of eye surgeries and is among the more experienced refractive surgeons in the United States. Dr. Foley’s attentive care to his patients has often been described as warm, reassuring and comfortable. Among the thousands of patients that have entrusted their eyes to Dr. Foley are fellow doctors, pilots, athletes, military personal, professional drivers, pilots, and Dr. Foley’s own family members.

Dr. Foley’s medical training took him to many prestigious institutions and allowed him to work with some of the most experienced and renowned eye surgeons in the country. Based on his academic and clinical stature, Dr. Foley earned a teaching appointment as an Adjunct Instructor of Ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota and is a Surgical Consultant/Instructor at the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Dr. Foley is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is Board Certified as a Lasik Specialist by the American Board of Eye Surgery. Dr. Foley is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), and the International Society of Refractive Surgeons (ISRS). He has admitting and surgical privileges at United Hospital, Midway Surgical Center and Healtheast Hospitals, Phillips Eye Institute, and Children’s Hospital of St. Paul.

John C. Foley, M.D.

Dr. Foley, his wife and three boys have been Twin Cities residents since 2001

South Dakota native

University of Notre Dame graduate

Attended Northwestern Medical School in Chicago

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill surgical residency


St. Paul Office
Old National Bank, Suite 201
1570 Concordia Avenue W.
St. Paul, MN 55104

Apple Valley Office
Apple Valley Medical Center
14655 Galaxie Avenue
Apple Valley, MN 55124