Careers / Midwest

Columbia, MO

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

The University of Missouri (MU), Department of Ophthalmology and MU Health system in Columbia, MO are actively recruiting a pediatric ophthalmologist to join our expanding ophthalmology team.

Job requirements
The Department of Ophthalmology is seeking an academically-oriented pediatric ophthalmologist to join two pediatric ophthalmologists within our practice. Our practice currently includes 13 ophthalmologists specializing in Neuro, Glaucoma, Oculoplastic, Cornea, Retina, Pediatric and Comprehensive plus five (5) optometrists and 11 PhD researchers.  The Department supports 16 resident Ophthalmology training program as well as a 1 and 2 year clinical fellowship within several of our specialties (AUPO accredited). The residency has current ACGME accreditation. More information about the department can be found at

This opportunity is an open-rank, full-time position in MU’s clinician-educator path offered as tenure-track, tenured or non-tenure track. The position entails clinical activity at University Hospital and our East clinic. An interest in teaching and clinical or basic science research is important and could be supported with start-up funds. The anticipated start date is July 2021.   

Qualified candidates will be considered at the rank of assistant professor or higher in MU’s clinician-educator path. Candidates must have an MD degree, be board-certified or board-eligible in ophthalmology, and fellowship-trained in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, and eligible to practice in Missouri. A competitive compensation package is available. Benefit details can be found online at,

For consideration, submit an application at (Job ID 34799) along with letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information including email addresses for three references.

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. 

Inquiries for additional information on this opportunity can be directed to:

Mohannad Al-Samarraie

Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology


Columbia offers small-town friendliness with big city features and a high quality of life for people of all ages and interests. Though the city was founded on education, its location also makes it an attractive spot for businesses and travelers. Located on Interstate 70 and U.S. Highway 63, Columbia is right in the middle of the state and the nation. Just a couple hours’ drive from St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia is Boone County’s largest population center and has received numerous national awards and recognitions. If you want to raise a family, continue your education, retire or start a new business, Columbia is the place to be! More information about the community can be found at

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Cleveland, OH

Clinical Instructor/ Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor - Pediatric Ophthalmology

Cleveland Medical Center University Hospitals Eye Institute
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University Hospitals / Rainbow B&C Hospital / Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

The Cleveland Medical Center University Hospitals Eye Institute and Rainbow Children’s Hospital / Case Western Reserve University brings together world-renowned physicians and leading research scientists to prevent, treat, and cure the most prevalent and devastating diseases of the eye- all while training the next generation of ophthalmology experts.

The CMC UH Eye Institute and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital is seeking an academically-oriented pediatric ophthalmologist to join our Center for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus. Appointment at the level of Clinical Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor is available commensurate with experience.

Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should demonstrate promise for research and teaching excellence; Associate and Full Professor candidates should have established a significant professional reputation regionally, nationally and/or internationally.  Qualified applicants for Instructor should hold a doctoral degree and have completed at least several post-doctoral or fellowship years. 

The Center has a large patient base, referral practice, and works with one of the top ranked NICUs in the country.  The position entails clinical activity at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center, and at 3-4 satellite clinics. Excellent diagnostic and surgical skills are required.

The department supports an 18 resident Ophthalmology training program, as well as a 1 year clinical and 2 year combined clinical and research fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology (AAPOS and AUPO approved). The residency has current ACGME Accreditation.

An interest in clinical or basic science research is preferred. There is well established clinical, basic science, and collaborative research facilities and opportunities (Top of the line animal research facilities, 2 clinical coordinators, tech transfer center, and established PEDIG site).

The successful candidate must maintain high clinical and ethical standards that will be carried into decision-making processes, adhere to compliance measures, establish and promote an atmosphere of unity through collaborative practice and effective communication between all staff disciplines, and foster a high level of patient and staff satisfaction.

The candidate must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Ophthalmology, with subspecialty training in Pediatric Ophthalmology. Candidate must also possess/maintain a current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Ohio.

Interested individuals should submit their Curriculum Vitae and three letters of recommendation to one or all of the following:


Douglas J. Rhee, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences/ The UH Eye Institute
University Hospitals/ Case Western Reserve University
1100 Euclid Ave., WRN 5068
Cleveland, OH 44106


Faruk H. Örge, M
William R. and Margaret E. Althans Chair and Professor
Director - Center for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and University Hospitals Eye Institute
Fellowship Program Director
Associate Program Director - Ophthalmology Residency UH / CWRU SOM
Medical Director for Quality – UH Eye Institute
Professor - Ophthalmology and Pediatrics Case Western Reserve University SOM
Executive Editor - KTEF POEC (Pediatric Ophthalmology Education Center) AAO ONE Network
Phone: (440) 684 1743

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis."


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Kansas City, MO

BC/BE Fellowship Trained Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 367-bed pediatric health system, providing half a million patient encounters each year. Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in all 10 specialties, and as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals”. Our medical staff of more than 750 pediatric subspecialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists.

  • Current openings for two pediatric ophthalmologists with interest in pediatric and adult strabismus, ROP (laser and avastin treatment experience preferred), ocular genetics, and/or general pediatric ophthalmology to cover two retiring ophthalmologists
  • Join a dedicated team of 5 full-time pediatric ophthalmologists, 2 orthoptists and 6 pediatric optometrists
  • On-site support from 6 additional ophthalmologists including ocular oncology, pediatric retina, neuro-ophthalmology, and oculoplastics
  • Call coverage is 1:6(7) at one Level I pediatric trauma center with resident/fellow coverage
  • Opportunity for teaching a pediatric ophthalmology fellow and ophthalmology residents from 2 residency programs
  • Academic appointment at University of Kansas and University of Missouri – Kansas City
  • Participate in shared ROP screening and treatment at 10 local NICUs (60-80 babies per week)
  • Access to 2 full-time ophthalmology research coordinators with ~30 internally and externally funded pediatric ophthalmology projects including PEDIG studies
  • Clinic diagnostic equipment including Optos (with fluorescein angiography), anterior and posterior segment OCT, Pentacam, visual field, Lenstar, specular microscopy and ERG
  • Advanced OR equipment including 3D viewing system with intraoperative OCT, retinal and glaucoma lasers, UBM, Retcam, and Avedro corneal crosslinking system
  • The ophthalmology and optometry team see 35,000+ patient visits annually with excellent support from 32 ophthalmic technicians and an overall staff of 60 employees
  • Competitive salary and compensation package including licensure, board fees, CME allowance, vacation time, health insurance and retirement


For more information or consideration, please send cover letter and CV to

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Pediatric Ophthalmologist

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Children’s Wisconsin are actively recruiting a pediatric ophthalmologist to join our ophthalmology team.

Job requirements
The Department of Ophthalmology at Children's Wisconsin is seeking an academically-oriented pediatric ophthalmologist to join four pediatric ophthalmologists and three pediatric optometrists. This is an open-rank, full-time position in MCW’s traditional path or clinician-educator path (both paths are tenure-eligible). The position entails clinical activity at Children’s Wisconsin, the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute, and one or more satellite clinics. An interest in teaching and clinical or basic science research is important and could be supported with start-up funds. The anticipated start date is July 2020.  

Qualified candidates will be considered at the rank of assistant professor or higher in MCW’s traditional or clinician-educator path. Candidates must have an MD or DO degree, be board-certified (or board-eligible within five years of residency completion) in ophthalmology, and fellowship-trained in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, and eligible to practice in Wisconsin. A competitive compensation package is available. Benefit details can be found online at

Pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus
We offer children premier, comprehensive pediatric ophthalmologic, optometric and orthoptic care. Whether a child needs a routine eye exam or diagnosis and treatment for eye disease, our team of experts can readily collaborate to offer the best possible care. Our Eye Program treats more than 15,000 children each year. In addition, our service provides adult strabismus evaluations which include a full sensorimotor work-up, Fresnel fitting and surgical consultations, in partnership with our five full-time orthoptists. Last year, we examined over 400 adults and preformed over 80 adult strabismus surgeries.

Our specialists have the most pediatric eye care experience in the region and are actively involved in clinical research studies, including national studies funded by the National Institutes of Health. Our research projects include retinopathy of prematurity, telemedicine, quality improvement projects as needed, intraocular inflammation, genetic causes of eye disorders, imaging in conjunction with the Advanced Ocular Imaging Program.

We offer a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship, pediatric optometry residency and an orthoptic fellowship program.

For consideration, forward a letter or email of interest and current curriculum vitae to:
Alexander Khammar
Medical Director and Section Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology
PO Box 1997, MS 784
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1997
Ph: (414) 955-2058

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Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, Wisconsin seeks a Fellowship Trained, BC/BE, Pediatric Ophthalmologist. The Ophthalmology department includes all ophthalmology subspecialists, four optometrists and a full scope of support staff.  The physician will work collaboratively with the full spectrum of Marshfield Children’s pediatric specialists and receive referrals from our network of primary care pediatricians as well as externally.

Marshfield Clinic Health System
Marshfield Clinic physicians and staff serve more than 360,000 unique patients each year through accessible, high quality health care, research and education. With 700+ physicians in 90 medical specialties and subspecialties as well as over 12,000 employees in 55 clinical locations in 34 Wisconsin communities, Marshfield Clinic is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care.

Marshfield Children’s Hospital
Our 56-bed Children’s Hospital is Central Wisconsin’s only accredited pediatric hospital, and one of only four in Wisconsin. It is equipped with the latest technology, more than 40 pediatric specialties and board-certified pediatric hospitalists, intensivists, and neonatologists. Certified child life specialists ensure children receive the emotional support they may need to cope with their evaluation and treatment during their ambulatory procedure or hospital stay.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive 2-year guaranteed salary
  • Generous stipend and/or bonus during training
  • 2 weeks CME, 4 weeks of vacation which increases with years of service
  • $5,800 CME annual allowance
  • Health, dental, life, disability, and occurrence base malpractice insurance
  • Fully funded retirement plan; 401(k) with match; 457(b)
  • Fully funded relocation allowance
  • Teaching and research at your fingertips


Heidi Baka
Physician Recruiter
Office: 715-221-5775
Cell: 715-383-4568

Posted: 3/19/2020

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Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Northwest Eye is among the largest eye care providers in the Midwest. Our full range of services allows us to provide exceptional care for patients of any age, while treating all conditions and offering complete surgical and non-surgical procedural care.   

Northwest Eye is seeking a full-time pediatric ophthalmologist to complement our staff of eleven (11) ophthalmologists and six (6) optometrists.  Our practice includes five locations connected by electronic medical records with excellent administrative and support staff.  We seek a candidate who can comfortably handle a high volume pediatric and strabismus practice.  You will be able to practice 100% pediatric ophthalmology/strabismus supported by our team of 5 orthoptists.  There is a close working relationship with the local children’s hospital. All surgeries are performed in a combination of an efficient surgery center and the children’s hospital.  Qualified candidate will have completed a pediatric ophthalmology / strabismus fellowship, be board eligible or board certified in Ophthalmology. To learn more about Northwest Eye, visit our website at

Location:  Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota

Community Type:  Urban – The Twin Cities is ranked among the highest in quality of life.  The area offers excellent school systems, excellent parks and opportunities for several outdoor recreational activities, and many great restaurants.

Salary:  Competitive compensation and benefit package with opportunity for partnership

Type:  Full Time - Experienced – Fellowship trained in pediatric ophthalmology/strabismus

Organization Type:  Group

Discipline:  Physicians/Surgeons

Email CV to Katie Swengros - SVP, Human Resources with Unifeye Vision Partners at


Posted: 3/4/2020

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