Keeping His Focus on Central Ohio, Litzinger Joins ReVision


Ophthalmology has taken Dr. Thomas C. Litzinger around the country – even the world – but he is always glad to come home to Central Ohio. Litzinger was born and raised in Columbus and a graduate of Bishop Watterson High School. “Family and childhood friends drew me back to my hometown”, said Litzinger. “The fact that Columbus also happens to be a thriving, creative, and fun place to live is a bonus, and we’ve enjoyed raising our children here.

Education & Training

After completing his undergraduate training at Miami University, Litzinger went on to medical school at The Ohio State University. It was during his second year at OSU while on a mission trip to Honduras when he discovered his passion for ophthalmology. I ran into a team of ophthalmologists who shared their experience of curing blindness in hundreds of people through cataract surgery, and I began to feel a calling to become an ophthalmologist”, said Litzinger. This trip also sparked his interest in philanthropy. Litzinger, along with four fellow medical students, founded Ride For World Health. The non-profit raises funds and awareness for domestic and international health care issues through an annual cross-country cycling trip and lecture series.

Dr. Litzinger continued his ophthalmology education with a residency at California Pacific Medical Center and finished his training at Duke University by completing a corneal fellowship to hone his skills in cataract, LASIK and corneal procedures. Litzinger then began practicing in Central Ohio.

Beginning a New Chapter at ReVision

This chapter of Dr. Litzinger’s accomplished surgical career brings him to ReVision LASIK & Cataract Surgery where he will practice alongside Founder, Dr. James Schumer. “There are so many similarities in the way Dr. Litzinger and I approach medicine.” said Dr. Schumer, “He is an outstanding surgeon who appreciates the importance of understanding a patient’s needs and embracing the technology that allows us to deliver the best solutions.”

Dr. Schumer’s philosophy on giving back also mirrors that of Litzinger. Traveling abroad to perform sight-saving surgical procedures in underserved communities is a passion of Schumer’s. He also began the ReVision Gives Back Program within his practice as a way to support and bring awareness to local non-profits making a positive impact.

ReVision operates two ophthalmology practices that have served the Columbus and Mansfield communities for over twenty-six years. Doctors Schumer and Litzinger will see patients and perform cataract, LASIK and other corneal surgical procedures at both locations. I strive to deliver optimal visual results by combining my training as a specialist with the best available technology. Dr. Schumer has made the same commitment and I am thrilled to partner with him at ReVision. Together, we will ensure that patients are offered the latest technology as well as an outstanding experience on their path to better vision”.

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