About the fellowship
We offer a one-year fellowship with comprehensive training in pediatric ophthalmology and pediatric and adult strabismus.
Fellows will work closely with five pediatric ophthalmologists in the Pediatric Eye Clinic of the University of Wisconsin, which has a volume of more than 7,000 subspecialty outpatient visits per year. Referrals and consultations from our large Pediatric Department (which includes all relevant subspecialties) provides for a wide variety of pediatric eye problems seen in our clinic. In addition, our clinic has a wide national and international referral base for treating complex strabismus in children and adults.
Additional expertise will be gained in the field of ophthalmic genetics through participation in a monthly inherited retinal degeneration clinic and additional research opportunities (oculocutaneous albinism, myopia, primary congenital glaucoma, and human embryonic stem cells).
Fellows will be involved in 400 or more surgical cases, many as primary surgeon. Surgical procedures include a wide variety of strabismus. In addition, fellows will participate in the evaluation and surgical management of retinopathy of prematurity, cataract, glaucoma, ptosis and nasolacrimal procedures.
The fellow’s close interaction with residents, medical students, and orthoptic students includes both informal and didactic teaching. Fellows are expected to initiate and complete an independent clinical research project appropriate for presentation at a national meeting during their fellowship.
|Director:||Michael C. Struck, MD|
|Parent Department or Academic Unit:||University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences|
2870 University Avenue, Suite 206
Madison, WI 53705-3611
|Preceptor Names:||DOVS Faculty
|Primary Clinical Training Site:||University Station Clinics
2880 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53705-3631
|Length of Fellowship:||1 Year|
|Numbers of positions/year:||1|
|Starting Date:||July 1|
|Application Deadline:||September 1|
|Actively Involved in Resident Education:||Yes|
|Research Required:||Clinical Research|
|Block Time assigned to Research:||No|
Meet the Team
Terri L. Young
Peter A. Duehr Professor of Ophthalmology, Pediatrics and Medical Genetics; Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Michael C. Struck
Yasmin S. Bradfield
Dr. John Doolittle Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Co-Chair International Ophthalmology Committee
Assistant Professor, Director of the Pediatric Inherited Retinal Degeneration Clinic, Co-Director Ocular Genetics Program
Burton J. Kushner
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellow
David M. Gamm
Associate Professor, Emmett A. Humble Distinguished Director of the McPherson Eye Research Institute
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- Nathan Carpenter, MD – 2018-19
- Judith Sabah, MD – 2014-15
- Allison Babiuch, MD – 2013-14
- Shaival Shah, MD – 2012-13
- Tim Daley, MD – 2011-12
- Randall Condit, MD – 2010-11
- Ben Mathew, MD – 2009-10
- Swati Agarwal, MD – Pre-Residency Fellow – 2008-09
- Meg Iizuka, MD and Erin Leverenz, MD – 2006-07
- Stephen Merriam, MD – 2005-06
- Anna Steele, MD – 2004-05
- Laura Smith, MD – 2003-04
- David Gamm, MD, PhD – 2002-03
WHY CHOOSE MADISON?
Pediatric and Strabismus Fellowship Clinical Locations
Pediatric Ophthalmology News
In-utero epigenetic factors are associated with early-onset myopia in young children.
May 18 2019 // PubMed ID: 31100065 Author(s): Seow WJ, Ngo CS, Pan H, Barathi VA, Tompson SW, Whisenhunt KN, Vithana E, Chong YS, Juo SH, Hysi P, Young TL, Karnani N, Saw SM. In-utero epigenetic factors are associated…
The Role of FGF9 In The Production of Neural Retina And RPE In A Pluripotent Stem Cell Model of Early Human Retinal Development.
May 13 2019 // PubMed ID: 31078532 Author(s): Journal: American Journal Of Ophthalmology, May 2019 PURPOSE To investigate the role of fibroblast growth factors (FGFs) in the production of neural retina (NR) and retinal pigmented epithelium (RPE) in a…
Acquired Pediatric Brown Syndrome Secondary to Sinusitis.
Mar 26 2019 // PubMed ID: 30907972 Author(s): Lucarelli KM, Bradfield Y. Acquired Pediatric Brown Syndrome Secondary to Sinusitis. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2019 Mar 25;56:e17-e19. doi: 10.3928/01913913-20190213-01. Journal: Journal Of Pediatric Ophthalmology And Strabismus, Volume 56, Mar 2019…
Gene Augmentation and Readthrough Rescue Channelopathy in an iPSC-RPE Model of Congenital Blindness.
Jan 29 2019 // PubMed ID: 30686507 Author(s): Shahi PK, Hermans D, Sinha D, Brar S, Moulton H, Stulo S, Borys KD, Capowski E, Pillers DM, Gamm DM, Pattnaik BR. Gene Augmentation and Readthrough Rescue Channelopathy in an iPSC-RPE…
Can precision medicine treat childhood blindness?
Jan 25 2019 // Using stem cells, gene therapy to correct errors in retinal cells A research team at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has shown that two novel approaches to treating an inherited…
Reproducibility and staging of 3D human retinal organoids across multiple pluripotent stem cell lines.
Dec 21 2018 // PubMed ID: 30567931 Author(s): Capowski EE, Samimi K, Mayerl SJ, Phillips MJ, Pinilla I, Howden SE, Saha J, Jansen AD, Edwards KL, Jager LD, Barlow K, Valiauga R, Erlichman Z, Hagstrom A, Sinha D, Sluch…