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Ryan Walsh, MD


Ryan D. Walsh, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology


  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Department of Neurology
    Department of Ophthalmology

Contact Information


Dr. Ryan D. Walsh is a board-certified neurologist who is fellowship-trained in neuro-ophthalmology. This subspecialty of both neurology and ophthalmology focuses on disorders of vision and eye movements related to the nervous system. Dr. Walsh earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He then completed a transitional year internship and a neurology residency at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Following his residency, Dr. Walsh pursued subspecialty training, completing a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Walsh joined the Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2012, and he strives to provide professional, compassionate, excellent care to each and every patient he serves.

Honors and Awards

Board Certification:



MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 2007
Internship, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, 2007-2008
Residency, Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, 2008-2011
Fellowship, Neuro-ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2011-2012

Research Interests

Specialties and Subspecialties


Diseases and Conditions

Acute Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (AION)
Cerebral Causes of Vision Loss
Cranial Nerve Disorders
Double Vision
Eye Movement Abnormalities
Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
Optic Nerve Disorders
Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC)