Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the Eye Institute

Medical College of Wisconsin Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Faculty and Providers

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.

Meet Our Team

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Deborah M. Costakos, MD, MS

Chair, Professor

Specialties: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Adult Strabismus, Genetics

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Baseer Ahmad, MD

Associate Professor

Specialty: Vitreoretinal Surgery

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Jane Bachman Groth, OD, FAAO

Associate Professor

Specialty: Comprehensive Eye Care

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Edward M. Barnett, MD, PhD

Professor

Specialty: Glaucoma Service

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Alexandra J. Beachnau, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor

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Simran K. Brar, OD, FAAO

Pediatric Optometrist & Assistant Professor, Children’s Wisconsin

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Sarah E. Carballo, MD

Assistant Professor

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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

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Alicia M. Chacon, OD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Pediatric Eye Care

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Shyam S. Chaurasia, MSc, PhD

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

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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 Elliott Conto, OD, Dipl. AAO

Associate Professor

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

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Robert F. Cooper, PhD

Assistant Professor, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering; Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Samantha Czerniak, OD

Clinical Instructor

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Vinicius De Stefano, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Neda Esmaili, MD

Associate Professor

Specialties: Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Ocular Oncology

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Gerald J. Harris, MD, FACS

Professor

Specialties: Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Ocular Oncology

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Beth N. Healy, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor

Specialties: Comprehensive Eye Care, Specialty Contact Lenses

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Judy P. Hoggatt, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Chad E. Hoitink, MD

Staff Physician

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Sang Hun Hong, MD

Assistant Professor

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

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Alexander Joseph Khammar, MD

Associate Professor

Specialty: Pediatric Ophthalmology

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Joon-Bom Kim, MD

Assistant Professor

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Daryl L. Kruse, OD

Optometrist

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Jacquelyn Laplant, MD

Assistant Professor

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Juna A. Lee, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor

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Daniel M. Lipinski, MSc, DPhil

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

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Jacob S. Martin, MD

Assistant Professor

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Megan E. Maticek, MD

Staff Physician

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Joel B. Miesfeld, PhD

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

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Lawrence W. Platt, MD, MBA

Associate Professor

Specialty: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Pedram Pourhosseini, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor

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Aparna Ramasubramanian, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

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Edward L. Randerson, MD

Assistant Professor

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Bernd F. Remler, MD

Professor

Specialty: Neuro-ophthalmology

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Miranda L. Scalabrino, PhD

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

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Elena Semina, PhD

Marjorie and Joseph Heil Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences; Professor, Pediatrics; Professor, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

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Bhavna P. Sheth, MD, MBA

Professor

Specialty: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Andrea Stahulak, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Neuro-ophthalmology

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Heather Stiff, MD

Assistant Professor

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Tracey J. Strombeck, OD

Assistant Professor

Specialties: Comprehensive Eye Care, Pediatric Optometry

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John D. Suson, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialties: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery

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Catherine T. Thuruthumaly, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Glaucoma and Uveitis

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Amrita-Amanda D. Vuppala, MD, AQH

Assistant Professor

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Ryan D. Walsh, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology

Specialty: Neuro-ophthalmology

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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

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Jeffrey S. Young, MD

Staff Physician

Professor Emeriti

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Joseph Besharse, PhD, FARVO

Professor Emeritus

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Dennis P. Han, MD

Professor Emeritus

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Dale Heuer, MD

Professor Emeritus

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David Weinberg, MD

Professor Emeritus