Welcome to the Eye Institute
The Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute, a national leader as a full-service academic ophthalmology center, is home to 27 physicians, 7 optometrists, and 5 faculty vision scientists whose mission is to improve, restore and preserve sight.
Since we opened our doors more than 40 years ago, the Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute has been home to the clinics, surgical centers and research laboratories of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences.Learn More
Ways To Give
With donor support, we remain among the preeminent eye research centers in the country and continue to generate vital information in the worldwide effort to cure blinding eye disease.Learn More
Through our medical student, residency, fellowship and didactic programs, we are teaching regional doctors as well as the next generation of eye care providers, researchers and surgeons.learn more
Advancing Eye Care
As a regional source for state-of-the-art medical knowledge about eye disease and treatment, our doctors are recognized nationally and internationally for advances in eye care.learn more
Translational Vision Research
As a leader in clinical and translational research, vision science research at MCW supports a solid platform for innovation, collaboration and discovery.learn more
Recent NewsSee All News
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences publication recognized as a top-cited paper by Biomedical Optics Express
May 5, 2021
A groundbreaking 2011 publication from the department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences has been recognized as a “top-cited research article” by Biomedical Optics Express for the journal’s 10th anniversary edition.
Eyes Feeling Dry? It may be due to the pandemic
April 22, 2021
An overlooked aspect of the pandemic has been its impact on eye health.
Dr. Judy E. Kim Selected for 100 Top Women in Ophthalmology List
April 7, 2021
Judy E. Kim, MD, professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, has been selected by The Ophthalmologist for its Power List of the Top 100 Women in Ophthalmology.
Dr. Shyam S. Chaurasia Joins Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Research Faculty
February 1, 2021
Shyam S. Chaurasia, PhD, has been appointed associate professor in the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences. Dr. Chaurasia’s current research focuses on molecular basis of eye diseases. He will start at MCW on February 1.
Generous Endowment Renames Advanced Ocular Imaging Program to Honor Dennis P. Han, MD
December 14, 2020
A grateful donor has established an endowment to honor the legacy of Dr. Dennis P. Han, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology. It renames the prestigious Advanced Ocular Imaging Program at MCW as the “Dennis P. Han, MD Advanced Ocular Imaging Program."
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Welcomes New Faculty Member, Joon-Bom Kim, MD
September 1, 2020
Dr. Joon-Bom (Albert) Kim has joined the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology.
For patient care inquires, call us at (414) 955-2020 or use MyChart. Email is for research and education inquiries only.
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925 N. 87th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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