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Welcome Dr. Justin Tannir!


We are pleased to welcome Justin Tannir, MD to our staff of eye healthcare professionals.  Dr. Tannir will be joining our practice and working side by side with Alicia Eby, MD and Robert Foote, OD.

Dr. Tannir is a board certified ophthalmologist who will be practicing at both Traverse City Eye’s locations in Traverse City and Kalkaska, Michigan (located on the second floor of Kalkaska Memorial Hospital).

Dr. Tannir completed his residency at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit and continued his training there for his fellowship in glaucoma.  He received his medical degree from Northwestern University and his undergraduate degree from  the University of Pennsylvania.

Throughout his years of education and training, Dr. Tannir has been actively involved in clinical research in both cataract and glaucoma.  He has been an attending physician and clinical professor at the Kresge Eye Institute as well as the John D.  Dingell Veteran’s Hospital in Detroit Michigan. He has been at the forefront of innovation in advanced cataract and glaucoma surgery.  Dr. Tannir travels the country as a guest speaker discussing modern management and surgical techniques for glaucoma.

Dr. Tannir commented, “It has been a personal dream of mine to provide quality patient care and clinical education in a community like this one, and I’m delighted to have the opportunity to establish deep, lasting bonds of trust with all of you.”

Dr. Tannir is originally from Troy, Michigan. He is an avid soccer player. Dr. Tannir is looking forward to living and working in beautiful northern Michigan, where he enjoys virtually all outdoor activities.



  • 2 years ago Dona black

    Will miss you, your the best.

  • 2 years ago Patrick S. Peralta

    I hated to hear he left Kresge Eye Institute. Miss him already. Great Doc and human being. Wishing you the Best Doc always.

  • 2 years ago Michael Sedlak

    A wonderful man and a marvelous job on my eyes. Can I transfer my records up there and make a appointment? Give me a good excuse to go up north a couple times a year.

    • 2 years ago Tayler Kuhns

      You absolutely can! Give us a call at 231.935.8101 to schedule your visit with Dr. Tannir!

  • 2 years ago Dana Dacres

    I was wondering where my tea drinkin’ doc went! ? All the best, Dr. Tannir- they got a good one up there! It won’t be the same going down to Kresge.

  • 1 year ago Soba and Eunice Adewoke

    Dr Tannir,
    You didn’t say good bye.We were wondering where you are.
    We miss you so much. Thank you so much for the best care you gave to all your patients in Detroit.
    God bless you.
    You’re the Best .
    Merry Christmas.

  • 1 year ago Barbara E Mithell

    I wondered where you had gone. Thought you went out west. I miss you and you did excellent surgery on my eyes. When I was schedule for the surgery they told me I had the best Doctor. Bless you and be safe.


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