Ophthalmology/Eye Institute

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 Mark S. Ruttum, MD
 Professor of Ophthalmology
 Head, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Section
 Phone: (414) 955-2020
 FAX: (414) 955-6300
 E-mail: mruttum@mcw.edu

Address:
The Eye Institute               The Eye Institute - West
925 N. 87th St.                  2315 E. Moreland Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI. 53226     Waukesha, WI 53186

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patient Care Emphasis

  • Strabismus
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Genetics
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Eye Movement Abnormalities

Current Research Interests

  • Atropine versus occlusion for treatment of amblyopia
  • Early Surgery for Infantile Esotropia
  • Vision Screening of Children

Honors and Society Memberships

  • Listed in Best Doctors in America: Midwest Region, 1996-present
  • Member, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Member, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Post Graduate Training

  • Internship, Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin - Eye Institute, Milwaukee, WI
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Recent Publications

Ruttum MS, Harris GJ. Superior oblique myectomy and trochlear resection for superior oblique myokymia. Am J Ophthalmol. 2009 Oct;148(4):563-5. Epub 2009 Jul 1.

Kim JE, Ruttum MS, Koeberl MJ, Hassemer EL, Sidjanin DJ. Genetic and clinical evaluation of juvenile retinoschisis. J AAPOS. 2009 Apr;13(2):215-7.

Ruttum MS, Covert DJ. The effect of colored crowding bars on the HOTV visual acuity test in amblyopic patients. J AAPOS. 2008 Aug;12(4):361-4.

Ruttum MS, Reis LM, Semina EV. Application of genetic approaches to ocular disease. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2006 Aug;53(4):751-65. Review.

Ruttum MS, Dahlgren M. Comparison of the HOTV and Lea symbols visual acuity tests in patients with amblyopia. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2006 May-Jun;43(3):157-60.

Ruttum MS, Poll J. Unilateral retinal nerve fiber myelination with contralateral amblyopia. Arch Ophthalmol. 2006 Jan;124(1):128-30.

Kim JE, Ruttum MS. Neurofibromatosis type 2 in an infant presenting with visual impairment confirmed by genetic mutation analysis. Retina. 2005
Oct-Nov;25(7):938-40.

Ruttum MS, Kivlin JD, Hong P. Outcome of surgery for esotropia in children with down syndrome. Am Orthopt J. 2004;54:98-101.

Hartmann EE, Dobson V, Hainline L, Marsh-Tootle W, Quinn GE, Ruttum MS, Schmidt PP, Simons K; Maternal and Child Health Bureau and national Eye Institute Task Force on Vision Screening in the Preschool Child. Preschool vision screening: summary of a task force report. Ophthalmology. 2001 Mar;108(3):479-86.

Kushner BJ, Biglan AW, Gillies WE, Rubin SE, Ruttum MS, Simon JW. A case of esotropia associated with gaze limitation after 9 previous surgical procedures. Binocul Vis Strabismus Q. 2001;16(2):112-8.

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