John Elliott Conto, OD, Dipl. AAO

Optometry
Associate Professor
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Visions Services - Froedtert Hospital 414-955-2020

I entered eye care with the philosophy to provide the patient with competent and compassionate vision care. I strive to develop a partnership with my patients through education so that they may make informed choices regarding their care. I enjoy caring for patients at the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute because of the high standards of care and the team approach between the staff physicians.

I entered eye care with the philosophy to provide the patient with competent and compassionate vision care. I strive to develop a partnership with my patients through education so that they may make…
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About

Dr. John Conto was born and raised near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended Allegheny College and earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 1982. He received his doctor of optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1986, and he completed a residency in primary eye care at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a past associate professor of optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, where he was also the chief of staff of the Illinois Eye Institute. In 1991, he was selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He has been a frequent author and presenter. Dr. Conto was in private practice and the managing member of Cedar Creek Eye Associates prior to joining the medical staff at the Medical College of Wisconsin as a staff optometrist in 2005. He was certified by the American Board of Medical Optometry in 2013. In addition to comprehensive eye care, his clinical interests include inflammatory eye disease and ocular surface dysfunction (dry eye). His avocations include fly fishing, genealogy and car restoration.

Overview

Diseases & Conditions

Cataracts
Dry Eye Syndrome
Ocular Graft vs. Host
Ocular Surface Disease
Refractive Error

Treatment & Services

Dilated Eye Exam
Dry Eye Evaluation
Glaucoma Screenings and Monitoring
Primary Optometry Care
Refractions
Refractive Eye Surgery (LASIK, PRK)
Urgent Eye Care

Ages Seen

Child
Adolescent
Adult
Senior

Languages Spoken

English

Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital

Locations

Eye Institute - Froedtert Hospital Vision Services - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

Pennsylvania College of Optometry - Elkins Park - Doctor of Optometry - (1986)

The Eye Institute, Pennsylvania College of Optometry - Elkins Park - Residency in Primary Eye Care - (1986-1987)

Board Certifications

Optometry

Patient Reviews

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Ratings

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Dr. Conto is an excellent DoctorHe goes beyond and above to help me. Very caring.
I trust my provider with honesty about my health concerns over the years.
Seeing Dr. Conto is always a delight. He's so kind and relaxed. I highly recommend him.
Wonderful caring and knowledgeable doctor.
Excellent Clinic
Dr Contos resident was very thorough, professional and courteous. Dr Conto was excellent, he explained my issues clearly and listened to my concerns with great respect. My concerns about my eye Issues were lessened significantly with this appointment
Very good care by all
Seen many docs at eye institute in last two years. 3 surgeries. Dr Conto has by far the best bedside manner of any doc I have seen there. He is engaging with patients understanding, listens well, and very approachable. I would recommend him to anyone!!
I was very well attended
He is a wonderful doctor.
All was good. No other comment.
My experience including getting help when I entered the wrong building was completely satisfactory. Even the cafeteria worker was great Everyone was extra courteous, helpful and professional. Dr. Conto iand his staff are terrific!
Dr Conto is so personable, I always enjoy my appointment with him. He seems to care while making you comfortable.
I feel well taken care of
Excellent experience in the clinic!
Dr.Conto has always been a very caring and thoughtful provider. He is through and when concerned he knows who to send you to.
PA was very patient and made sure I understood everything she was doing.
Dr. Conto is amazing and always makes me feel comfortable. He listens to my concerns and addresses them in a professional, yer personal and friendly manner. I have recommended him to others and they are also very happy with him!
We were exceedingly impressed with the knowledge of the nurse assistant and even more so of Dr. Conto. They provided a high level of patient care and were extremely informative and thorough. Could not have ask for a better experience and sense of hope for a resolution to the problems I have been having with severe dry eye which other doctors have not been able to address for over a year. Thank you.
Dr. Conto and his staff are extremely efficient, knowledgeable, kind, and listen to my concerns. His group should serve as a model for providing healthcare to other functional areas at Froedtert/MCW!!!
Everyone from the nurse who screened my call to the assistant to the doctor and his student were terrific.
Just keep up the good work
Excellent care and concern from all professionals I dealt with!
Dr Conto is great as always
Dr Conto is SO nice and caring. He listens to my concerns and takes the time to spend with me. He doesn't make me feels rushed.
Dr. Conto is a wonderful doctor.
I was concerned about recent changes in my vision. I got an appointment an hour later. The doctor was careful to check my allergies and to share the cost of alternative medications. Highly recommend.
Dr. Conto provided excellent care with thorough explanations
Everything went very well and I am fully satisfied.
Both the doctor and nurse were caring, friendly and professional. The doctor made me extensively comfortable in asking questions; he was thorough in his explanations. I was very satisfied and would not hesitate to recommend him to others.
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