Meet Dr. Provencher
Dr. Provencher loves learning and prides herself on continual improvement, which has led her to become a fellowship-trained eye surgeon as well as a renowned speaker, teacher, and researcher.
Passionate about educating other ophthalmologists, Dr. Provencher serves on the editorial boards of Ophthalmology and EyeWorld, and hosts the Ophthalmology Journal podcast. She is an active participant in many ophthalmic societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), and the American Glaucoma Society (AGS). She is a volunteer for Orbis, Cybersight.org, and the AAO Minorities in Ophthalmology Mentoring program.
Interests & Added Expertise
Dr. Provencher is passionate about customized glaucoma care, which includes offering cutting-edge laser and surgical technology, extended drug delivery options, and clinical trials/research. Dr. Provencher recognizes and understands the fear and difficulty of living with and treating glaucoma. Hence, quality of life and treatment tolerability are priorities in her practice. Throughout the treatment process, Dr. Provencher nurtures a close, trusting relationship with each of her patients in order to make the best decision for each individual and their family.
- Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
- Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
- University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Iowa City, IA
- University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Awards & Honors
- American Academy of Ophthalmology Secretariat Award
- Real World Ophthalmology Exceptional Leadership Award
- American Glaucoma Society Surgical Video Contest Finalist
- Top ONE Network Video of 2019
- Millennial EYE One to Watch
- Rising Star Medical Leaders Award
- Selected as top “Ophthalmologists to Follow on Twitter” by Listly
- University of Iowa Resident Medical Student Teaching Award
- Young Women in Science Award, American Medical Women’s Association
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
- Full Tuition Scholarship, Indiana University School of Medicine
Personal & Hobbies
According to Lori, there’s no better way to wake up than with a hot coffee and reformer pilates. Her weekend routine features a Friday movie and pizza night with her husband, John, and their two young children, followed by outdoor activities on Saturday, and church on Sunday. Lori also enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, and playing the piano.