Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Neurosciences

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Excellence in Education | Outstanding patient care

Department Chair Erik van Kuijk, MD, PhD

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The success of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences is built upon the innovation and drive of every member of our team, from faculty to administrators to technicians. We are driven to provide the best eye care for our patients, discover new treatments, and educate the next generation of eye care professionals.

  • 15 RESIDENTS
  • 9 SUBSPECIALTIES
  • 5 FELLOWSHIPS
  • 3 RESEARCH LABS
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EDUCATION & TRAINING

The Department of Ophthalmology offers a state-of-the-art microsurgery training lab for its residents.

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RESEARCH

Our department’s research strength lies with the strong collaborations between our clinical researchers and basic science researchers. 

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PATIENT CARE

Our physicians provide care in all six subspecialty areas of ophthalmology for approximately 71,000 patients annually.