Dr. Joos is a board certified ophthalmologist and fellowship trained oculofacial plastic surgeon specializing in eyelid and facial plastic surgery. His primary practice is at Valley Eye & Laser Center.
Originally from Bellevue, Dr. Joos completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California on an academic Dean’s scholarship. He obtained his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Utah Hospitals and followed by an Ophthalmology Residency at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Dr. Joos completed two fellowships, the first in advanced anterior segment surgery (complex cataracts, ocular trauma) at the Moran Eye Center where he also served as the Associate Residency Program Director while teaching residents cataract surgery at the Salt Lake City Veterans Administration. He then completed a fellowship in Oculoplastic, Orbital and Lacrimal surgery at The Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia.
In addition to general ophthalmology, Dr. Joos is particularly interested in diseases and surgery of the eyelids such as: drooping eyelids, eyelid malposition, skin cancer around the eyelids and face; eye socket disorders such as: orbital fractures, orbital tumors, thyroid eye disease, and tear duct problems.
Dr. Joos enjoys spending time skiing, hiking, soccer and spending time with his wife and two children.