The Dean McGee Eye Institute (DMEI)/University of Oklahoma (OU) is seeking a talented ophthalmologist with fellowship training in Glaucoma who would assume an established practice in a unique environment offering a robust clinical and surgical volume, excellent clinical and basic research opportunities, faculty participation in outstanding residency and fellowship programs, and state-of-the-art facilities, including a DMEI-owned ambulatory surgery center and LenSx femtosecond laser. An outstanding Clinical Trials Unit also is available.
The Institute provides more than 200,000 total patient visits annually, completed a $47 million, 78,000-square-foot building expansion in 2011, and further increased the number of clinical lanes by another 25% in August 2018. The Department houses many National Institutes of Health-funded investigators greatly interested in collaboration and translational research. Many of the faculty serve in national leadership positions. Salary support is highly competitive.
Oklahoma City, with a population of approximately 650,000 and a metropolitan area of 1.4 million, is experiencing a major downtown renaissance and enjoys a low cost of living and unemployment rate, lots of sunshine, and numerous cultural and recreational opportunities (including NBA Thunder basketball).
Candidates must have completed an ophthalmology residency and a glaucoma fellowship, be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Oklahoma, and be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Individuals interested in this exceptional opportunity in a vibrant mid-sized city and growing Institute with a supportive departmental culture should send a CV and cover letter to:
Gregory L. Skuta, MD, President/Chief Executive Officer, E.L. Gaylord Professor and Chair, c/o Michelle Holt, Dean McGee Eye Institute, 608 Stanton L. Young Blvd., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73014
The Dean McGee Eye Institute and the University of Oklahoma are affirmative action/equal opportunity institutions/employers.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma
The Dean McGee Eye Institute is dedicated to serving all Oklahomans and the global community through excellence and leadership in patient care, education and vision research. It is one of the largest and most respected centers for medical and surgical eye care in the United States and houses the Department of Ophthalmology for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Its research and training programs are among the most highly regarded in the country. Twenty-two of the Institute’s ophthalmologists are listed in "Best Doctors in America" and/or "Castle Connolly Top Doctors;" its Director of Vision Research is a Past President of the International Society for Eye Research, Past Vice President of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and a recipient of ARVO’s prestigious Proctor Medal; three members of the faculty are recent or current directors of the American Board of Ophthalmology; three serve or have recently served on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology; one is President of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, President of the Program Directors Council of the Association of University ...Professors of Ophthalmology, and Past Vice Chair of the Residency Review Committee in Ophthalmology for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education; two are Past Presidents of the American Academy of Ophthalmology; and one is a Past President of the American Glaucoma Society. For more information, visit www.dmei.org.