Josh E. Amato, MD

Dr. Josh Amato graduated with distinction from St. Louis University School of Medicine. He interned at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center and completed his ophthalmology residency at the St. Louis University Eye Institute.

Dr. Amato is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois.

Dr. Amato is native to St. Louis. He enjoys family time with his wife and three children.

Areas of Specialty

Cataract surgery

  • small incision without stitches
  • presbyopia-correcting lens implants

Refractive surgery

  • LASIK, PRK, refractive lens exchange


Age-related macular degeneration

Diabetic eye disorders

Corneal disorders

Eyelid disorders

Primary Eye Care

  • comprehensive eye examinations
  • eyeglass & contact lens prescriptions

Certification and Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • St. Louis Ophthalmological Society