Ophthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology is committed to:

  1. Provide an academic environment that will foster an in-depth understanding of the specialty of ophthalmology.
  2. Provide education for students, residents, and fellows that prepares them for an academic, community, or mission practice.
  3. Encourage and support clinical research.
  4. Inspire students and residents to promote preventive ophthalmology.

Chair

Michael E. Rauser

Vice chair

Ernest S. Zane

Vice chair, Academic Affairs

Kakarla Chalam

Vice chair, Clinical Affairs

Jennifer A. Dunbar

Director

Kakarla Chalam
Retina Fellowship

Howard Guan
Medical Student Education

Frank Hwang
Cornea Fellowship

Program director

Samantha Perea
Residency Program

Association program director

Leila Khazaeni
Residency Program

Primary faculty

John C. Affeldt

Dianne Barrett

Larry Bowes

Kakarla Chalam

Kimberly Chan

Jennifer Dunbar

Moses Enghelberg

Fatema Esmail

Joseph T. Fan

Neil Finnen

Howard V. Gimbel

Howard Guan

Eman Hawy

Martha Henao

Jennifer I, Hui

Frank Hwang

Wayne B. Isaeff

Leila M. Khazaeni

William H. Kiernan

Samuel Kim

Rosalynn H. Nguyen-Stongin

Abraham Park

Samantha E. Perea

Michael E. Rauser

Jewel Sandy

Mark Sherman

David Sierpina

Mukesh B. Suthar

Richard R. Tamesis

Donald G. Tohm

Craig White

Timothy Winter

Tiffany Yanase

Ernest S. Zane

Secondary faculty

Kelly Keefe

Research

Balamurali Ambati

Sangheetha Ravi Kumar

Hironori Uehara

Xiaohui Zhang