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Our focus, here at the University of Wisconsin Madison Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, is you. Our commitment to stop the progression of blinding diseases drives each and every one of us. Our vision is to save your vision through strong educational programs, leading research discoveries and compassionate patient care.
Our dynamic academic programs enrich and enable the specialists of tomorrow, today.Learn More
Known as a ground-breaking institution, our labs continue the strong tradition of discovery.Learn More
It starts with our deep-seated desire to fight blindness wherever it exists. It builds daily with the power of a team that recites the mantra, “Why not?” It ends with our unwavering commitment to you and yours.
As an exemplary leader in vision care, research, and scholarship – the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is the place for transformative impact. We encourage you to explore our new website and learn about our initiatives – new and sustained – that fuel our mission to save sight locally and globally.
The inaugural issue of Corpus Callosum, an online arts journal produced by Ebling Library in the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, debuted on July 30, 2020. The journal features the multimedia, visual and…Read More
Alexander Miranda, MD, assistant professor and pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus specialist, will serve as the department’s inaugural UW Health Physician Informaticist representative. He starts this position in September 2020. In this role, Dr. Miranda…Read More
Today we welcome Kathleen Schildroth, MD, to our faculty and retina service. Dr. Schildroth recently graduated from the vitreoretinal surgery fellowship program right here at UW DOVS. Her medical and surgical interests include vitreoretinal surgery,…Read More
On July 1, 2020, we welcomed three new PGY-1 internal medicine/ophthalmology residents to the UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Meet the class of 2024! Jacob Abou-Hanna, MD Education: • MD from University of…Read More
Sanbrita Mondal, OD, is a clinical optometrist and director of the low vision clinic at UW Health. Under Dr. Mondal’s leadership, the low vision clinic has relocated into recently renovated and more expansive space on…Read More
Suzanne van Landingham, MD, assistant professor and ophthalmic facial plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist, was inducted into the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) Society during the ASOPRS 2020 Virtual Spring Scientific…Read More