Dr. Judy Craythorn received her degree in microbiology from Brigham Young University. After working as a microbiologist for 10 years, she received her medical degree from the University of Utah, where she also completed her internship and residency.
Dr. Craythorn is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Clark County Medical Society. She has served as President of the Nevada Medical Society and donates her time with the American Eye Care Project, Clark County Sight Vision Partnership program, and the Southern Nevada Lions Eye Care Project.
Dr. Craythorn moved to Las Vegas in 1987, where she worked in private practice for 20 years. She joined Shepherd Eye Center in 2008, limiting her practice to medical ophthalmology.