The Future of Medicine is at Ohio State

Thank you for your interest in The Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Residency Program. Our goal is to train future leaders in ophthalmology. The program offers strong didactics, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, subspecialty training in all areas of ophthalmology, research opportunities in all three years of residency training, and faculty covering all subspecialties at all residency clinic sites. The program meets all the requirements from the American Board of Ophthalmology and is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education.

Our faculty is committed to excellence in the clinical training of ophthalmology residents. Residents are responsible for primary surgical and patient management duties, as opposed to physicians in fellowship. Subspecialty consultation is available immediately from the faculty on-site. We believe this arrangement enhances the educational process, provides immediate feedback on management decisions, and promotes continuity and high-quality patient care. Our graduates have been accepted to prominent clinical and research fellowships throughout the country.

Program Snapshot: 

18 residents (6 per year)
6 Fellows : 1 Cornea, 3 Surgical Retina, 1 Glaucoma, 1 Medical Retina
  • Fellow case volume is generated from attending clinics

Why Ohio State Ophthalmology?

Alumni Shares Residency Experience

Lisa Chung, MD is a former resident specializing in comprehensive ophthalmology and cataract surgery. She tells her personal experience at Ohio State. 

Our Competitive Programs

Our department's residency and fellowship programs are among the most competitive in the country. Department Chair Sayoko Moroi, MD, PhD, and students in the programs describe the numerous clinical, surgical and research learning opportunities.

About the Ohio State Ophthalmology Residency Program

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