Department and Faculty
The Department of Ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota provides services for more than 109,000 outpatient visits per year. Both inpatient and outpatient facilities are state-of-the-art and you will be exposed to leading-edge procedures and equipment.
Mayo Clinic's faculty is committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are well-regarded in their field. You will have direct access to these individuals throughout your training.
The Department of Ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester has 29 staff members, including two Ph.D. researchers. The vitreoretinal service includes three vitreoretinal surgeons and one medical retina specialist. In addition, there are 12 ophthalmology residents and several fellows in either clinical or research training.
In addition to caring for patients in their clinical practices, Mayo Clinic's faculty members are committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their field. You will have direct access to the Ophthalmology faculty at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota throughout your training.
Advisors and Mentors
You will be assigned a faculty advisor who can provide comprehensive educational advice and personal support. Your advisor also will serve as a contact point, introducing you and your family to Rochester and the Mayo Clinic system.
Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during noon and/or morning lectures and participate in hospital rounds. You will be encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.