Careers / East Coast


Pediatric Ophthalmologist 

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.

With more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children combines top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties, including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Only Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher’s is a Magnet® designated hospital and was recognized as a Women’s Choice Award Best Children’s Hospital.

In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey.

About the Position:

The Division of Ophthalmology at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and its New Jersey satellite, is seeking a Board-Certified Pediatric Ophthalmologist to join our current team of two Ophthalmologists, two Optometrists, and one ROP Coordinator. Members of the division participate in clinical care, teaching medical students and pediatric residents and have the opportunity for clinical and basic science research. We have affiliations with Drexel School of Medicine and Temple School of Medicine.

The candidate will be an integral and interactive member of the division of Ophthalmology and participate in the inpatient and outpatient management of ophthalmology patients. Our hospital is a referral center in the Metro Philadelphia area for pediatric ophthalmology patients, providing comprehensive evaluations and treatment of infants, children and adolescents with a variety of eye disorders. The center has high pathology. Our physicians care for and treat all fields of pediatric ophthalmology, including congenial and infantile glaucoma, retinopathy of prematurity, as well as its treatment, retinoblastoma, oculoplastic and anterior segment trauma and strabismus.

The successful candidate will be a BC/BE ophthalmologist from an ACGME approved program, with additional fellowship training in an ACGME pediatric ophthalmology program. Applicants should have the ability to work with teams on patient focused, division centric and hospital wide initiatives.


  • Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
  • BE/BC Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Hold or be eligible for an unrestricted and unchallenged license to practice medicine in Pennsylvania & New Jersey
  • Valid DEA Licensure

For more information about the position, visit

Interested candidates, please send your confidential CV to

At Tower Health, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that is reflective of the communities we serve.



Posted: 6/15/2020
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New York

Pediatric Ophthalmologist 

We are a multi-subspecialty ophthalmology group 90 minutes outside NYC, whose pediatric ophthalmologist will be limiting his practice as a result of illness. We are looking for a future partner and fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist to assume this busy pediatric practice. We would prefer someone who is also willing to practice general ophthalmology and are open those with dual fellowships. You will be able to work with both our present pediatric ophthalmologist, as well as our Pediatric Optometrist.  We have specialists in cornea, retina, plastics and glaucoma, and a busy premium cataract surgery practice. We have offices in Danbury, New Milford and Prospect, CT. In addition, we are partners in a multi-specialty ambulatory surgicenter and have a thriving clinical research, hearing and optical departments. WE also have two real estate companies that own two of our practice locations, and ownership to that is made available to all our full partners. You will have access to all the latest equipment, scribes to make EHR less onerous, and a support staff dedicated to your success. We pride ourselves on our esprit-de-corps. We would like to bring someone onboard in 2020 but would wait for the right person.


Please feel free to call/text Dr Stephen Zuckerman at 1 (203) 241-5077 or 



Posted: 04/27/2020
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Pediatric Ophthalmologist 

Mudgil Eye Associates is pleased to announce a position for a Pediatric Ophthalmologist.  We are a premier and expanding suburban practice with a strong referral base and highest reputation in the community, including regional “top-doc” magazines, Castle Connolly ratings, on-line reviews, and peer reputation.  Our state-of-the-art and newly renovated office has 9 long exam lanes, all of which are pediatric-ophthalmology suited, with M&S Vision testing equipment.  The Chester County Hospital next door is in the University of Pennsylvania network, with ROP opportunities.  The interested candidate would also see general ophthalmology patients to start.

Historic Chester County has the highest per-capita income in Pennsylvania, beautiful suburban lifestyle, and the best schools in the state.  Our close proximity to Philadelphia also allows convenient access to city amenities, including theater, museums, and sports.  Affiliations with Wills Eye Hospital and Scheie Eye Institute allow for teaching and educational opportunities, including conferences such as the annual Joe Calhoun “Joe’s meeting” and Wills Meeting.  

We offer a competitive compensation package with benefits that include health insurance, 401K plan, vacation, and CME time.  Candidates must be board certified and AAPOS-approved fellowship trained. 

Contact Shikha Mudgil, MD
Phone: (484) 459-3085 or e-mail resume to



Posted: 04/27/2020
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Boston, Massachusetts

Pediatric Ophthalmologist 

Position: Assistant or Associate Professor, Pediatric Ophthalmology Division

Institution: The New England Eye Center at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

The New England Eye Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA is seeking a full-time Pediatric Ophthalmologist to join our division. Part-time positions may also be available for the right candidate. This faculty position offers the best of both academic and private practice worlds. The Pediatric Ophthalmology division at New England Eye Center is a busy service that will allow a new faculty to quickly develop their desired patient volume.

The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to see pediatric patients at our Floating Hospital for Children, teach residents and medical students, participate in academic research, as well as practice in community based office settings in nearby suburban locations. This candidate must be comfortable providing ROP coverage in the NICU. Eligible candidates must be board certified and/or eligible and have either completed, or plan to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

Boston, Massachusetts is a highly desirable location for any physician to practice and live. This historical city is known for its outstanding academic institutions, excellent public and private schools, miles of coastal and island beaches, close proximity to the New Hampshire and Vermont mountains for skiing and outdoor activities, local arts and cultural attractions including the Boston Symphony, Museum of Fine Arts, and of course our Boston Red Sox, Celtics and Bruins, and Patriots. Eligible candidates must be board certified and/or eligible and have either completed or plan to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

Join a clinically renowned system devoted to delivering high quality care at a lower cost to patients. We are the principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine. We conduct groundbreaking medical and health policy research and are in the top 10 percent of independent institutions receiving federal research funding.

 As an employee of Tufts Medical Center Physician you will receive competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and a generous employer retirement plan contribution.

 Interested candidates, please send your confidential CV to:

 Vicki Chen

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Posted: 03/12/2020
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Pediatric Ophthalmologist 

An Opportunity Worth Seeing

 Many pediatric ophthalmology positions require you to build something from scratch and without infrastructure in the practice to do so – not this one. As the only purely pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus practice serving the area, this established and thriving private practice has earned its trusted reputation and strong referral network in place by delivering personalized, quality care. If you also strive to do your best and place patients’ needs as first priority, Virginia Pediatric Ophthalmology Specialists could be the perfect match for you.

Virginia Pediatric Ophthalmology Specialists (VPOS) is looking for a full-time pediatric ophthalmologist to join the practice, which currently includes two pediatric ophthalmologists, and assist with the area’s high demand. This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with a guaranteed salary and an opportunity for accelerated partnership. Whether you are an experienced pediatric ophthalmologist looking to relocate or a recent or upcoming graduate of a fellowship program, this practice provides you with considerable growth potential.

Established in 1992 by Dr. Edwin Wortham, and now with partner Dr. Matt Doerr, VPOS is the premier pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus practice in Central Virginia. The practice currently serves six NICUs and one craniofacial clinic in the Greater Richmond area. VPOS also offers numerous teaching opportunities through a relationship with the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and other local residencies. The office is located adjacent to one of the country’s busiest free-standing independent surgery centers.

About the Community 

Centrally located along the East Coast, Richmond was ranked the #3 Top Destination by Frommer’s for its rich history, colonial charm, outdoor adventure, trendy restaurants, upscale shopping, and world class museums. The Greater Richmond area is home to just over one million people and has become one of the hottest relocation destinations in the Mid-Atlantic.

The area boasts a cost of living that is 5% lower than the national average, including housing costs that are 15% lower. Each Richmond neighborhood and suburb is unique making it an attractively-sized, very livable city to raise a family. The quality school systems include close to 200,000 students enrolled in the public school systems and nearly 70 private schools enrolling 13,000 students.

With a steadily growing population – 10% growth since 2010 – and a major influx of young professionals, Richmond guarantees a significant need for pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus expertise for the foreseeable future.

Get in Touch

For more information about the practice, please visit

If you would like to make inquiry, please contact our practice manager Lorraine: or phone 804-272-8040.

Posted: 2/25/2020
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Long Island, New York

Pediatric Ophthalmologist (Fellowship Trained)

Compensation and Benefits 

  • $315,000 Compensation
  • Two Pension Plans, Save Around $40,000 Annually
  • Sign-on Bonus
  • Moving Expenses
  • $5,000 for CME
  • Earn more with ROP Experience

Responsibilities and Facility Details

  • 32 Patient hours and Flexible clinic schedule
  • Fast ramp up time
  • Protected time for research and/or teaching
  • Huge Academic Medical Center with About 67 Accredited Residency and Fellowship Programs-
  • Outstanding Support Staff

Qualifications and Skills

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Required
  • Board Eligible to become Board Certified or Board Certified


  • One hour from New York City
  • 40 minutes to JFK and LaGuardia International Airports
  • Outstanding private and public schools
  • 11 miles of beaches
  • 40 minutes to the world-famous Hamptons
  • Everything you will find in a Major Metro without the NYC Traffic in Your Community

Jacqueline Callahan
(214) 442-4189 [call or text]

Posted: 01/03/2020
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Pediatric Ophthalmologist - AC (Academic Clinician track) - CHOP

University of Pennsylvania: Perelman School of Medicine - Ophthalmology

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Ophthalmology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific area of Pediatric Ophthalmology. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree.  Three years of Ophthalmology Residency and AAPOS-approved pediatric ophthalmology fellowship are required. Must be licensed in Pennsylvania, and licensed or eligible for license in New Jersey; ABO-certified or eligible, AAPOS member or eligible.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching pediatric ophthalmology fellows, ophthalmology and pediatric residents, and medical students.

Clinical responsibilities may include clinical and surgical activity at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) including management of pediatric eye and vision problems in outpatient and inpatient setting, including strabismus and strabismus surgery, amblyopia, refractive abnormalities, consultations for other pediatric specialists, and other childhood eye and vision problems. Clinical practice will include extended evening hours and/or weekend sessions and on-call responsibilities. Clinical practice will also include outpatient clinics and outpatient surgery at CHOP Ambulatory Specialty Centers and Ambulatory Surgery Centers in the Philadelphia region, as well as the primary CHOP hospital site.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Apply at this link

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

Posted: 2/13/2020
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Bronx, NY

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Montefiore, DOING MORESM

DOING MORE means building on a history of firsts to create the future of healthcare. For over 100 years, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of medicine with innovations such as the intravenous cardiac pacemaker and one of the nation’s first pediatric kidney transplants. As we move forward, we seek professionals who want to join our team of leaders and trailblazers to advance the health of our communities.

 Montefiore Medical Center is a busy major academic institution serving a diverse urban and suburban population and is the primary teaching hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  Montefiore Medical Center is in the Bronx, a short drive or public transit commute from Manhattan and easily accessible from Westchester County, Long Island and northern New Jersey.

The Position

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine is seeking an additional Board-eligible/certified pediatric ophthalmologist to join our full-time faculty. Candidates must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of New York. Academic appointment will be made at a rank commensurate with qualifications.

Department of Ophthalmology faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Candidates will be expected to provide medical and surgical care including consult and emergency services at the Einstein-Montefiore affiliated hospitals including the Children's Hospital at Montefiore; train residents and medical students; and make academic and research contributions.  A new clinical and surgical facility caring for the pediatric subspecialties will be opening in lower Westchester County in late 2020.

To Be Considered

Qualified candidates should e-mail a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and three professional references to Roy S. Chuck, MD, PhD, Chairman, c/o Margaret Kealy, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences:

Montefiore ( is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted: 01/02/2020
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Albany, NY

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

We are looking for a full-time pediatric ophthalmologist to join our practice, which currently includes 3 pediatric ophthalmologists. Our practice is a private/academic hybrid model. Financially and administratively, we run a private practice. However, we also have an affiliation with the ophthalmology residency program at Albany Medical College, whereby we assume clinical and didactic responsibility for the 9 ophthalmology residents at Albany Medical College. We are moving to a new, larger office in a few months. 

Our goal is to welcome an associate who will be happy and wants to stay in Albany for the long-term. Our new associate will receive a competitive base salary, generous bonus, family health insurance and medical malpractice. Partnership will be available after 3 years with a very low buy-in. The workload will be reasonable, involving approximately 4 days a week of direct patient care. We feel this allows for an excellent work/life balance. ROP screening and treatment for a 60 bed NICU, with appropriate mentoring, are available if interested. Fellowship-trained, BE/BC, NYS license required. 

Albany Medical College is the only medical college in New York State’s Capital Region. It serves a catchment area of approximately 3 million people. A wide variety of pediatric subspecialties are represented at Albany Medical College. Albany, NY has a metro population of 1.1 million people, affordable housing, little traffic, many white collar jobs, and good schools. Albany serves as the capital of New York state, which helps provide steady employment and revenue to the area. There are plenty of recreational opportunities nearby, including dozens of good restaurants/breweries/vineyards, affordable professional sports, several good theaters, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Race Track, skiing and the Adirondack mountains. NYC and Boston are each a 2.5 hour drive. The turnover in our department is very low. The attending ophthalmologists at AMC are generally happy and live well-rounded lives. Please contact us if you have interest in learning more about this career opportunity. Thank you.

Gerard Barry, MD
Jitka Zobal-Ratner, MD
John Simon, MD
Office: 518-533-6502

Posted: 11/27/2019
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Wilmington, DE

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.  

The Division of Ophthalmology at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children of the Nemours Foundation is actively recruiting a fellowship trained BC/BE pediatric ophthalmologist to join a growing clinically and academically active group of pediatric ophthalmologists.  The candidate should have experience in all aspects of general pediatric ophthalmology.   Participation in daily clinical activities including outpatient visits, surgery, and hospital consultation allowing a diverse exposure to all areas of pediatric ophthalmology. In addition to the clinical responsibilities, the physician will participate actively in the education and training of ophthalmology residents and medical students from Thomas Jefferson University.  Academic appointment is awarded by Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University based on established professorial guidelines.

This unique opportunity offers:

  • Anterior and posterior segment surgery capability
  • Comprehensive diagnostic testing capabilities
  • Challenging practice ranging from common pediatric ophthalmology problems to care of ophthalmologic problems in children with complex medical problems
  • Experienced group of pediatric ophthalmologists and exposure to all aspects of pediatric ophthalmology
  • National and region wide referral of patients
  • Affiliation to major academic centers in tristate area
  • Opportunity to train the ophthalmology residents and medical students throughout the academic year.
  • Competitive salary and benefit package

For confidential consideration, please forward your CV to:

Ja’Nikka Caraballo

Physician Recruiter

As one of the nation’s premier pediatric health care systems, Nemours provides world-class clinical care in four states – Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Located in Wilmington, Delaware, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children offers intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. Ranked among the nation’s best in pediatric specialty care by U.S. News & World Report, this world-renowned teaching hospital has served children from 42 states and 14 nations.  Extending the world-class care of the Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital, the Nemours Children’s Clinic provides expert care for even more children across the Delaware Valley through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.

Nemours offers a competitive salary and extensive benefits package that includes bonus incentives, relocation allowance, life insurance, comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, CME and board maintenance allowances, 403b retirement plan with employer matching and an additional 457b retirement savings plan, educational allowance, paid licensure and malpractice fees, professional membership dues allowance, and more.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

For more information and to apply, please visit:

Posted: 11/20/2019
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Providence, RI

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Well established subspecialty practice in Providence, RI, limited to pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus is looking to add a part-time or full-time ophthalmologist to join the practice. We see approximately 10,000 patients per year and carry out 300-400 surgical procedures per year. Surgeries are done both at Hasbro Children's Hospital and a private co-owned subspecialty surgical center.  We have two offices located 15 miles apart. There are a total of seven lanes fully equipped with recently purchased state of the art equipment specific to our subspecialty practice needs. Both offices have in-house practice owned optical dispensaries. We are affiliated with the Brown University ophthalmology residency. We share staffing of a busy NICU and screen and treat ROP.  

Providence is home to world class universities, myriad cultural institutions, and a host of outdoor activities, notably sailing, golf and tennis. Boston is an hour’s drive from Providence and New York is a three hour’s drive down I-95.

Please forward CV to D. Robbins Tien, MD at or mail to:  2 Dudley Street, Suite 505, Providence, RI  02905.

Posted: 10/21/2019
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Bethesda, MD

Director, National Eye Institute

The NIH is the center of medical and behavioral research for the Nation

---making essential medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.

Director, National Eye Institute

National Institutes of Health

Department of Health and Human Services

Do you have a vision for the future leadership and direction of NIH’s National Eye Institute? Are you a first-rate Scientific Leader seeking a career at one of the preeminent biomedical research institutes in the nation and the world?  This position offers a unique and exciting opportunity for individuals who have a commitment to scientific excellence and the energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead a dynamic and diverse organization to chart the future of vision research. The National Eye Institute (NEI) supports research into the causes, natural history, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the eye and visual system, and in related fields; basic research in the biology of vision; the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research; and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases.  The Director, NEI provides leadership, vision, and direction to the Institute with unparalleled impact on vision research at a national level.  The Director advises the NIH Director and Institute and Center (IC) Directors on science and policy matters concerning disorders of the eye and visual system research and research training and serves as principal liaison with other agencies of the DHHS and Federal Government. To support its mission, the NEI has an annual budget of approximately $800 million and a staff totaling 273 FTEs and approximately 400 non-FTE scientists, other professionals, and support staff.

We are looking for applicants with a commitment to scientific excellence and the energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead within a dynamic and diverse organization focused on vision science. Applicants must possess an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a relevant discipline and have senior-level research experience and knowledge of research programs related to eye and visual systems disorders research. For the full list of qualifications, please see the announcement located at

The successful candidate for this position will be appointed at a salary commensurate with experience and accomplishments, and full Federal benefits, including leave, health and life insurance, retirement and savings plan (401K equivalent) will be provided.

If you are ready for an exciting leadership opportunity, please see the detailed vacancy announcement at     

Application packages must be received by Monday, December 2, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET for consideration in the initial review period.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

Please contact Brenda Fogel at for questions and/or additional information.


Posted: 10/02/2019
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Boston, MA

Faculty Electrophysiologist

We seek a PhD-vision scientist who has deep knowledge of visual development and the measurements of same. Candidates with psychology/brain behavior or optometry education are sought. Prefer someone with hands-on expertise in human visual psychophysics and electrophysiology in a range of ages. Position requires a working knowledge of descriptive statistics, to be applied in future retinal gene therapy trials. Majority of the work will be in clinical service. Candidates are strongly encouraged to have grant funding for at least 25% effort.

We continue to expand in our mission of providing our patients with ready access to the highest quality pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus care. Our work extends across the full spectrum of clinical care, teaching, vision science, and advocacy. We pride ourselves on having a knowledgeable, accessible staff focused on care, research, and teaching and are looking to add a motivated, well-trained individual who shares in that vision. Read more about our team at

Interested candidates should send a CV and brief introductory cover letter (PDF format) to Eric Aho, Executive Assistant to the Ophthalmologist-in-Chief ( For phone queries in advance of submission, please call 617-355-6766. All inquiries will remain confidential.

Posted: 09/30/2019
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Pittsburgh, PA

Pediatric Ophthalmologists

UPMC Eye Center-Department of Ophthalmology

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

UPMC Eye Center-Department of Ophthalmology University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Is searching for two pediatric ophthalmologists at the assistant professor level or higher, BC/BE in ophthalmology with at least one year of subspecialty training in pediatric ophthalmology.  Focus will be in patient care, teaching and research.  Duties will include didactic and clinical training of residents and fellows.  UPMC is a large, diversified, multi-hospital, tertiary care medical institution.  Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is one of the top ten pediatric hospitals in the United States with outstanding clinical, teaching and research opportunities both at clinical and basic science levels. The department is expanding and has recently moved into a brand new pediatric ophthalmology suite and testing facility. Additionally, we have a dedicated molecular biologist, vision scientist and electrophysiologist, together with a research coordinator and two dedicated ophthalmo-genetic counselors.   Both positions will be based at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Lawrenceville with clinics at nearby satellite offices and surgery centers.  All applicants will be encouraged to develop an area of subspecialist interest. The department is very well equipped with collagen cross linking available, a myopia treatment center and all the latest imaging equipment including integrated intraoperative OCT, eye movement recordings and full visual electrophysiology lab.

Applications from new or established clinicians or clinician scientists are encouraged.

Send curriculum vitae, and cover letter to:

Ken K. Nischal, MD, FRCOphth
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus & Adult Motility
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine/UPMC Eye Center
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite 5100 Faculty Pavilion, Pittsburgh, PA  15224
Phone: 412-692-5918 or email

 The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers

Posted: 08/14/2019
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Queens, NY

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Growing, busy pediatric ophthalmology group seeks a 3rd strong MD to join the party. As the only pediatric ophthalmology/adult strabismus specialists serving Queens and eastern Brooklyn, we have a catchment population of 3 million.  Our large referral base feeds us a lot of pathology with more variety and volume than many fellowships. You will not be bored.

In addition to 2 fellowship-trained pediatric ophthalmologists (Indianapolis and Costenbader), our group includes 4 optometrists whom we trained in-house. Our optometry colleagues manage the bulk of the primary eye care problems, which liberates the MDs to spend time on the things we were trained for.   We have three fully equipped, beautiful, modern offices.  Our cases are performed at NY Eye & Ear and an ASC with pediatric anesthesiology.

Queens is the most ethnically diverse county in the world and has character, characters, and the best food anywhere. The bulk of our patients are from working-class families who appreciate what we do and are adherent. 

We prefer people just out of fellowship (or only out a few years), but very much welcome applicants with more experience looking for a change. We offer an excellent starting compensation package with even greater growth potential. Partnership is on the table. This is a special opportunity to take care of terrific patients and enjoy living in/around NYC.

Will be at AAO 2019 in San Francisco.


Posted: 07/23/2019
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New York, New York

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Department of Ophthalmology
New York, New York

Full-time Faculty Appointment at Columbia University Department of Ophthalmology/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) is seeking a Board-Certified or Board-Eligible Pediatric Ophthalmologist to join the Department of Ophthalmology-Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute at CUIMC. The position will include clinical service and teaching at the New York Presbyterian-Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York, as well as at the NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem (Harlem). Responsibilities at CUIMC include participation in the faculty practice of the Department of Ophthalmology, participation in the ophthalmology consultation service, and teaching of medical students, residents and fellows.  Responsibilities at Harlem include staffing the ophthalmology clinic, the education and training of Columbia University medical students and residents, and ROP screening in the NICU. Clinical or basic scientific research and collaboration is encouraged. Columbia University and the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute are world-class institutions, and New York City provides a uniquely dynamic, multi-cultural environment for science, the arts, sports, culture, and business. Beaches and mountains are also within a short drive.

The successful candidate will be appointed to the full-time faculty of the Columbia University Department of Ophthalmology at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute with privileges at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Candidates should be highly motivated and have a distinguished record of excellence in clinical care, teaching, and research. 

Requirements: Licensed (or eligible) to practice Medicine in New York; Board Certification or Eligibility (ABO); Fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology. Academic rank and salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae and a list of 3 professional references addressed to addressed to:

G.A. (Jack) Cioffi, MD

Edward S. Harkness Professor and Chairman

Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons


NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Maurice Wright, MD

Senior Associate Dean at Columbia University

Medical Director, NYC Health and Hospitals/Harlem

NYC Health and Hospitals/Harlem, Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted: 07/17/2019

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