Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the Eye Institute

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

People

Our doctors at the Eye Institute provide state-of-the-art clinical and surgical care in a compassionate and timely manner with more than 60,000 patient visits and 3,300 surgical cases each year.

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Baseer Ahmad, MD

Assistant Professor

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Jane Bachman Groth, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Comprehensive Eye Care

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Edward M. Barnett, MD, PhD

Professor

Specialty: Glaucoma Service

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Joseph Besharse, PhD, ARVO

Marjorie & Joseph Heil Professor in Ophthalmology Research Director, the Eye Institute

Cellular and molecular basis of circadian rhythmicity; the cellular basis of membrane turnover in retinal photoreceptors

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Joseph Carroll, PhD

Richard O. Schultz, MD / Ruth Works Professor of Ophthalmology Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Biophysics, and Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy Director, Advanced Ocular Imaging Program

High-resolution retinal imaging & structure-function relationships in the human retina

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Alicia M. Chacon, OD

Instructor

Specialty: Pediatric Eye Care

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Smith Ann Meile Chisholm, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Pediatrics and Strabismus

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Ross Collery, PhD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

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Thomas B. Connor, MD

Professor

Specialty: Vitreoretinal Surgery

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John Elliot Conto, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor

Specialties: Comprehensive Eye Care, Ocular Surface Disease/Dry Eye

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Deborah M. Costakos, MD, MS

Associate Professor

Specialties: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Adult Strabismus, Genetics

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Neda Esmaili, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialties: Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Ocular Oncology

Annette Giangiacomo, MD

Assistant Professor

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Gregory J. Griepentrog, MD

Associate Professor

Specialties: Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Ocular Oncology

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Dennis P. Han, MD

Professor

Specialty: Medical Retina

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Gerald J. Harris, MD

Professor

Specialties: Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Ocular Oncology

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Beth Nicole Healy, OD

Optometrist

Specialties: Comprehensive Eye Care, Specialty Contact Lenses

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Judy Hoggatt, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Sang Hun Hong, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialties: Neuro-ophthalmology, Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Ocular Oncology

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Iris S. Kassem, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialties: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Adult Strabismus

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Alexander Joseph Khammar, MD

Associate Professor

Specialty: Pediatric Ophthalmology

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Judy E. Kim, MD

Professor

Specialty: Vitreoretinal Surgery

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Steven B. Koenig, MD

Professor

Specialties: Cornea and External Eye Disease, Refractive Surgery

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Daniel Lipinski, MSc, DPhil

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

Recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV)-mediated gene therapy, diabetic retinopathy, inherited retinal disease (e.g., Retinitis pigmentosa), age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

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Asher Neren, MD

Assistant Professor

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Lawrence W. Platt, MD, MBA

Associate Professor

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Bernd F. Remler, MD

Professor

Specialty: Neuro-ophthalmology

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Scott Robison, OD, FAAO

Optometrist

Specialties: Comprehensive Eye Care, Vision Rehabilitation

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Bhavna P. Sheth, MD, MBA

Professor

Specialty: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Kenneth B. Simons, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology

Specialties: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Ocular Pathology

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Andrea Stahulak, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Neuro-ophthalmology

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Tracey J. Strombeck, OD

Assistant Professor

Specialties: Comprehensive Eye Care, Pediatric Optometry

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John Suson, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialties: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery

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Catherine Thuruthumaly, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Glaucoma and Uveitis

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Ryan D. Walsh, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology

Specialty: Neuro-ophthalmology

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Clinton Warren, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Vitreoretinal Surgery

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David V. Weinberg, MD

Professor

Specialty: Medical Retina

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Jamie Weiser, OD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Pediatric Eye Care

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Timothy Scott Wells, MD, MS

Associate Professor

Specialties: Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Ocular Oncology

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Geoffrey Owen Wilkes, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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William Wirostko, MD

Professor

Specialties: Vitreoretinal Surgery, Ocular Oncology

Contact Ophthalmology

For patient care inquires, call us at (414) 955-2020 or use MyChart. Email is for research and education inquiries only.

Eye Institute Location

925 N. 87th St.

Milwaukee, WI 53226

 

Appointments

(414) 955-2020

(414) 955-6166 (fax)

 

Continuing Medical Education

Mary Schafer

mschafer@mcw.edu

(414) 955-7840

 

Medical Education Coordinator

Leslie Bencivenga

lbencive@mcw.edu

Refer to Us - Consultation requests

Physician Referral Form (PDF)

Fax to (414) 955-6064

 

Emergent Requests

Within 48 hours call

(414) 955-2020

 

Clinical Research

Vesper Williams

vewilliams@mcw.edu

(414) 955-7862

 

Advanced Ocular Imaging Program

aoip@mcw.edu

(414) 955-2647

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