Cataract and Eye Disease Specialists is an ophthalmologist-owned practice in Saint Charles, Missouri, seeking a new or established comprehensive ophthalmologist to join us on an ownership track. We have a full-time retina specialist on staff and three comprehensive ophthalmologists. This position offers an opportunity to become immediately busy clinically and surgically. Glaucoma subspecialty fellowship training is a plus.
Our office comprises 6 examination lanes and 8 workup lanes. We have, on location, a suite of equipment including an Optos California camera, Heidelberg HRT with OCT angiography and advanced nerve fiber layer analysis, Pentacam, IOLMaster, Axis II A-scan, YAG and diode LASERs, two Humphrey field perimeters and an immersion UBM. There is access to an ophthalmology-specific outpatient surgery center with onsite LenSx and ORA, and Barnes Saint Peters Hospital, equipped for anterior and posterior segment surgery. Both are located 5 minutes from our office.
Established in 1769 as a trading post, Saint Charles now has a lively arts community, a mix of new and historic homes, and a 125 mile and growing network of bicycling paths that connect Saint Charles with adjacent cities, including Saint Peters and Saint Louis. Saint Charles sits just across the Missouri river from Saint Louis, making it an easy daily commute.
Saint Louis is home to two major professional sports teams: The Saint Louis Blues hockey team, 2019 Stanley Cup winners, and the 2019 National League Central Division champion Saint Louis Cardinals. Saint Louis is also a great place to raise a family. It has nationally-ranked schools, the plant-science powerhouse Missouri Botanical Garden, great museums, a world-class symphony orchestra, and a huge variety of top-notch restaurants.