Travis Jenkins, MD

Cornea & External Disease Specialist

Travis Jenkins, MD specializes in cataract surgery and supports Wilmington Eye’s corneal team by offering select corneal treatments and managing corneal diseases including keratoconus, dry eye, corneal scarring, corneal infection and corneal dystrophies, including Fuchs’ dystrophy. He performs both traditional and advanced, blade free cataract surgery and offers premium IOL lenses for cataract patients.

Dr. Jenkins grew up in Anderson, South Carolina, and is excited to be in the south after completing his training in New York and Pennsylvania. He brings the latest technology and techniques in treatment and management of cornea and external disease to our community.

Dr. Jenkins is published in Young Ophthalmologist Info and is currently one of the editors for the Cornea chapter of the upcoming 7th edition of the Wills Eye Manual. He has served as a panel member on ophthalmic humanitarian aid in underserved locations, was featured in Daniel Byers’ short film, Mustang Gift of Sight: Operation Restore Vision, and performed manual small incision cataract surgery in remote villages in the mountains of Nepal.

Dr. Jenkins and his wife Shirin are glad to call Wilmington home! Dr. Jenkins loves our beaches and enjoys surfing and fly‐fishing.

  • Fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency in Ophthalmology at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
  • Medicine Internship at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC
  • Doctor of Medicine at New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
  • Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology at College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery


Preventive Eye Care

Regular eye exams can make a huge difference in the detection and treatment of vision problems.

“Had both eyes done by Dr. Jenkins. Did a great job. The staff is awesome and can’t say enough about Dr. Jenkins. First time since I was 16 yrs old and don’t have to wear glasses. I’m in my 70’s and it feels great. Thanks!”

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