As a pioneer in ophthalmology and vision science at the University of Wisconsin at Madison for over 50 years, the Department has built a strong, world-class reputation for leading research, quality patient care in an academic setting and unique training programs for the doctors of tomorrow.
2021 QUARTERLY MAGAZINE ARTICLE
WALK THROUGH OUR HISTORY DOVS EQUITY ALLIANCE
The University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences team of over 250 professionals works tirelessly at delivering exemplary eye care clinical services, providing outstanding educational learner experiences, and performing relevant, innovative research to address critical concerns in vision debilitating diseases. We became a division of the University of Wisconsin hospital in the 1920’s, and a formal department of the University of Wisconsin medical school in 1970. Our ophthalmologists, researchers, optometrists, opticians, administrative staff, technicians, nurse practitioners, and orthoptists are committed to you, and expert in their respective arenas. Our local to global collaborative efforts are of high impact, and far-reaching. Please join us in saving sight for all.
Shaoqin (Sarah) Gong, PhD
Vilas Distinguished Professor, Advancing Vision Science Chair Professor, and RRF Edwin and Dorothy Gamewell Professor
Daniel W. Knoch, MD
Professor, Vice Chair of Education and Faculty Development, Director of Medical Student Education
Yao Liu, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Director of Teleophthalmology, Glaucoma Service Chief, Glaucoma Fellowship Director
Mark J. Lucarelli, MD, FACS
Richard K. Dortzbach Professor of Ophthalmic Facial Plastic Surgery, Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service Chief, UW Health University Station Eye Clinic Medical Director
Alexander R. Miranda, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Service Chief, Director of Informatics
Kimberly E. Stepien, MD
Professor, Co-Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, John W. and Helen Doolittle Professor
Andrew T. Thliveris, MD, PhD
Professor, Vice Chair of Resident Education, Veterans Affairs Hospital Service Chief
Terri L. Young, MD, MBA, FARVO
Chair, Peter A. Duehr Professor of Ophthalmology, Pediatrics and Medical Genetics
Hannah Baker, MA
Senior Graduate Medical Education (GME) Program Manager
Interim Executive Assistant to the Chair & Administrative Support Supervisor
Inna V. Larsen
Multi-Functional Research Administrator, Vision Core & T32 Administrator
Administrative Support Assistant - Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology
Administrative Support Assistant - Pediatric Ophthalmology
Tetyana Schneider, PhD
Graduate Medical Education (GME) Program Administrator
Training and Education
We are proud to provide an exceptional educational program with translational, multidisciplinary collaborations at its core. Our mission of improving vision-related quality of life includes a commitment to transmitting and applying knowledge. The department’s clinical and research faculty are highly regarded experts in their fields, as well as talented educators with a passion for creating and sharing knowledge. Our educational programs are designed to reach YOU—friends of the department, professional learners, clinical and research professionals and patients.
Our program has been cited as the top academic ophthalmology department in publication productivity per faculty member out of all ophthalmology departments in the US and #5 overall in publication output.
Retinoblastoma in transgenic mice: models of hereditary retinoblastoma.
Apr 01 2023
PubMed ID: 10416793 Author(s): Mills MD, Windle JJ, Albert DM. Retinoblastoma in transgenic mice: models of hereditary retinoblastoma. Surv Ophthalmol. 1999 May-Jun;43(6):508-18. Review. PMID 10416793 Journal: Survey Of Ophthalmology, Volume 43, Issue 6, 1999…Read More
Conjunctival mast cells in ocular allergic disease.
Apr 01 2023
PubMed ID: 11424871 Author(s): Graziano FM, Stahl JL, Cook EB, Barney NP. Conjunctival mast cells in ocular allergic disease. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2001 May-Jun;22(3):121-6. Review. PMID 11424871 Journal: Allergy And Asthma Proceedings, Volume 22, Issue…Read More
Intrinsic survival mechanisms for retinal ganglion cells.
Apr 01 2023
PubMed ID: 10230600 Author(s): Levin LA. Intrinsic survival mechanisms for retinal ganglion cells. Eur J Ophthalmol. 1999 Jan-Mar;9 Suppl 1:S12-6. Review. PMID 10230600 Journal: European Journal Of Ophthalmology, Volume 9 Suppl 1, 1999 Retinal ganglion…Read More