Patient Care

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences provides medical and surgical services for ocular diseases and eye disorders. The department's faculty offers ophthalmic consultations and performs computerized visual field testing, and diagnostic electrophysiology testing, including electroretinography, visual-evoked potentials, ultrasonography, photography and fluorescein angiography. Subspecialties include retinal and vitreous problems, corneal and external disease, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, oculo-plastic surgery and pediatric ophthalmology. The department also offers ophthalmic pathology services.


Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
Julia Stevens, MD,  Christi Willen, MD, Melanie Bradley, MD, and John Franklin, MD

Cornea and External Disease
Woodford VanMeter MD, Seema Capoor, MD, and Douglas Katz, MD 

Sheila Sanders, MD and Daniel Moore, MD

Retina (Medical and Surgical)
P. Andrew Pearson, MD,  Peter Blackburn, MD, Eric Higgins, MD, Claire Fraser, MD, and Ramiro Maldonado, MD

Oculoplastics, Orbit, and Reconstructive Surgery
Peter Timoney, MD

General Ophthalmology
John Conklin Jr., MD, and Lucy Franklin, MD

Barbara Crutchfield, OD, Kristin Piery, OD, Shaista Vally, OD, and Ellen Sanders, OD

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