• Welcome

    PFP Fall

    Welcome to the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and thank you for your interest in our residency program.

    Get to know our current residents 

    We offer a three-year ACGME-accredited program with a tradition of excellence. Our program is recognized as one of the finest ophthalmology training centers in the world and our clinical and research programs are consistently ranked among the best in Ophthalmology Times and U.S. News & World Report. Our department provides an environment that fosters not only intellectual curiosity and collaboration but also a commitment to teaching and patient care.

    Our facility covers over 56,000 square feet on two floors of the Pomerantz Family Pavilion as well as multiple off-site clinic and laboratory locations. With over 65,000 patient visits per year we are constantly striving to provide first class patient care. Our residency program seeks to give residents a broad general ophthalmology background with the opportunity to gain experience in all subspecialty areas.

    Please take this chance to explore the possibilities you will find at The University of Iowa.

    Thomas A. Oetting, MD, Director, Ophthalmology Residency Program