Our Focus

Deliver the best LASIK surgery experience in the world.

The Whiting Clinic was founded on giving our patients unparalleled expertise, technology, long-term support and heartfelt care throughout the entire laser vision correction process. We’re proud to be one of the predominant vision correction centers in the country.

About Our Medical Team

Having performed over 100,000 laser vision correction procedures, our team of LASIK experts is one of the most experienced in Minneapolis.

T. Christopher McCurry, M.D.

T. Christopher McCurry, M.D.

Christopher McCurry, M.D. is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and brings years of refractive surgery experience having been in the field as a surgeon since 2013.

Christopher McCurry, MD brings years of refractive surgery experience having been in the field as a surgeon since 2013. Dr. McCurry has a B.S. in Civil Engineering but decided to focus on a career in medicine so he could have a personal impact in improving people’s lives. He has completed multiple Ophthalmic mission trips, helping people in South Africa and Peru. Dr. McCurry obtained M.B.A. and M.D. degrees simultaneously from the Medical University of South Carolina and The Citadel Graduate College and is published by multiple ophthalmology societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology. During his spare time, he loves being in the outdoors with his wife and two sons.

Education & Training

Dr. McCurry obtained M.B.A. and M.D. degrees simultaneously from the Medical University of South Carolina and The Citadel Graduate College. He completed his residency at the University of Virginia and his refractive fellowship was specifically dedicated to LASIK and PRK at Hunter Vision. Dr. McCurry has presented numerous times at national ophthalmology meetings and is published by multiple ophthalmology societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Accomplishments & Honors

Dr. McCurry is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.


Jeffrey T. Liegner, M.D.

Jeffrey T. Liegner, M.D.

Dr. Liegner has practiced LASIK/PRK since its inception in the mid-1990s and has performed thousands of surgeries to correct common and abnormal refractive errors.

Dr. Liegner has practiced LASIK/PRK since its inception in the mid-1990s and has performed thousands of surgeries to correct common and abnormal refractive errors. For nearly three decades, he has been active with his ophthalmic surgical practice, teaching at specialty meetings across the globe, and innovating new patented formulations to improve and enhance cataract and refractive surgery. He is a retired US Air Force officer having served as a research physicist and flight surgeon, a Senior Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and an instrumented rated pilot and aircraft homebuilder.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina
  • Medical Degree (MD) from University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas
  • Ophthalmology Residency at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas ophthalmology societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Accomplishments & Honors

  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Fellow, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Diplomate, National Board of Physicians and Surgeons
Lee Hofer, M.D.

Lee Hofer, M.D.

Dr. Lee Hofer is one of the areas most experienced LASIK surgeons having founded Eau Claire LASIK, the first refractive laser surgery clinic in west-central Wisconsin back in July of 2002.

Dr. Lee Hofer is one of the area’s most experienced LASIK surgeons who have performed more than 20,000 LASIK procedures. He began performing LASIK in Eau Claire in January 1999 at HealthSouth Oak Leaf Surgery Center. In July 2002, he founded Eau Claire LASIK, the first laser refractive surgery clinic in west-central Wisconsin.

Education & Training

Dr. Hofer received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire and his medical degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. He completed his medical internship at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, and his ophthalmology residency through the University of Minnesota of Ophthalmology. Dr. Hofer received advanced training and certification in laser refractive surgery in 1997 from Drs. Charles Casebeer and Lanny Hale in Milwaukee, WI where he performed LASIK surgery from August, 1997 to December, 1998.

Accomplishments & Honors

Dr. Hofer is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery as well as other national and state medical societies.