Professional Summary


  • Duke University - Durham, in Doctor of Medicine, 2009


  • Duke University Eye Center - Durham, in Ophthalmology, 2013


  • Fellowship in Cornea Surgery from Minnesota Eye Consultants

Board Certifications

  • AM BD OPHTHALMOLOGY awarded in 06/04/2016

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery


  • Ophthalmology

Language Spoken

  • English

Verified Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all patient responses to physician related questions in the Press Ganey Medical Practice survey. Patients receive a survey to complete within 1-2 days of their physician visit. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Satisfaction

(4.8) 117 ratings

Verified Patient Comments

Comments also are gathered from the medical practice survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Apr 9, 2023
Everyone I interacted with made me feel like I was more than just another face, I appreciate them very much.
Apr 9, 2023
Dr. Zavodni has been treating me for a stubborn problem for 4 years. He is wonderful! He is kind, friendly, and very knowledgeable.
Mar 30, 2023
Dr. Zavodni is a wonderful dr. and so is his staff.
Mar 11, 2023
Dr Zavodni and his staff are caring, efficient, fast, and take the time you need to answer questions and concerns. They are wonderful. I would not go anywhere else for my eye care from now on!
Jan 18, 2023
This is a very professional office. They are quick to service, quick to respond. They explain very carefully. I am very impressed with them!
Dec 20, 2022
Dr. Zavodni was very able and professional - I appreciated him taking time on to check my situation.
Nov 11, 2022
In a bit of a hurry because of packed schedule, but always caring and thorough - I can reach at any time with questions/concerns.
Nov 11, 2022
Great, as always!
Aug 31, 2022
Dr. Z. is fantastic!
Aug 25, 2022
You're great!
Mar 31, 2022
Surgeon was good. .
Feb 24, 2022
Apr 26, 2021
He's very thorough.
Apr 13, 2021
Apr 13, 2021
Apr 13, 2021
My husband and I both had appts, so Dr. Z combined them. Great, friendly visit while viewing eye-charts.
Jan 10, 2021
I was included in all discussion abt. my eyes and the treatment was getting. I enjoyed my visit.
Dec 6, 2020
Nice job.
Dec 6, 2020
good experience.
Dec 3, 2020
I felt perfectly safe!
Dec 3, 2020
They're great!
Sep 24, 2020
I've had no problems. They are very efficient!
Aug 31, 2020
I have had issues finding a blood pressure medication to cover my fluctuations in blood pressure readings. This was discussed with me in detail and medication was adjusted.
Jun 8, 2020
Like Dr. Zavodni but Eye Institute always has scheduling problems.
Apr 7, 2020
Very kind.
Apr 7, 2020
Very friendly, explained very well.
Feb 21, 2020
I always recommend Dr. Zavodni to my family and friends - he is extremely knowledgeable and takes the time to listen to my concerns and weighs the pros and cons without being condescending. I trust his judgment and know I can come to him with any worry/concern.
Dec 19, 2019
Since this appt. I have seen Dr. Zavodni for a surgical procedure. He's very kind, efficient & listened to my concerns.
Aug 25, 2019
I give Dr. Zavodni and his team highest marks.
Aug 15, 2019
Excellent care, follow-up, medication construction, friendliness, great outcome!

Practice Location

The Eye Institute of Utah

755 E 3900 S Salt Lake City, UT
Mon thru Fri 8AM - 5PM
Provider's Main Location
Accepting new patients
Accepting SelectHealth Insurance Plans