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Glaucoma Specialist & Ophthalmology Educator Opportunity in Providence, RI - Providence, RI, USA

Job Description

Ophthalmology - Glaucoma Specialist - Brown Academic Appointment

Teach the next generation of ophthalmologists while providing comprehensive ophthalmology services to our patients in the greater Providence, RI. Lifespan Physician Group (LPG) has an opening for a glaucoma specialist to join nine others as part of our faculty practice at Rhode Island Hospital and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, RI.

About the position

  • Work with a diverse patient population (economically, culturally, and ethnically)
  • Provide medical and surgical glaucoma care, as well as primary eye care
  • Opportunity to treat and perform cataract surgery (half to full day per week)
  • Strong sub-specialty support in all areas for patients who need more complex care
  • Teach Brown University medical students and residents in clinic
  • Supervise residents in cataract and glaucoma surgery
  • Academic appointment to Brown University
  • Opportunity for clinical research and innovations
  • 30+/- patients per day

About the benefits

  • Generous base salary with bonus potential
  • EMR is EPIC with a commitment to on-going optimization
  • Dynamic leadership team that values work-life balance
  • $5000 annual professional allowance/ 1 CME week
  • Excellent benefits
  • 4 weeks PTO
  • 401k with 6% match (after 1 year of employment, 3-year vesting)

About you

  • Bring a love of ophthalmology and passion for providing superior care
  • Strong desire to teach and have a collaborative spirit
  • Board certified or eligible in ophthalmology

About us

You will be joining a group of ophthalmologists who take pride in the care they give their patients, and the education they provide for our residents and students. The practice currently has specialists in ophthalmic plastic surgery, glaucoma, cornea, pediatrics, neuro-ophthalmology, and medical retina as well as optometry.

Lifespan is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and other individuals who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions.


LPG has a growing network of over 850 providers and offers a multitude of services that encompass medical areas such as primary care, psychiatry and behavioral health, women’s medicine, urgent care, and specialty services including cardiology, gastroenterology neurosurgery, plastic surgery and ophthalmology.



About LifeSpan

A not-for-profit organization, Lifespan is overseen by a board of volunteer community leaders who are guided by its mission:  Delivering health with care .  

As Rhode Island's largest healthcare system and private employer, our employees represent a broad spectrum of experience, occupations and cultural backgrounds who are guided by our shared values of C.A.R.E.:

Compassion : Delivering care and comfort with empathy and kindness.
Accountability : Taking ownership of actions and their consequences.
Respect : Placing the highest value on every individual’s well-being regardless of personal professional differences.
Excellence : Always providing safe, high quality, innovative care and service.

Formed in 1994, Lifespan is a not-for-profit health system based in Providence, RI comprised of three teaching hospitals of  The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Rhode Island Hospital  and its  Hasbro Children's Hospital The Miriam Hospital ; and  Bradley Hospital , the nation’s first psychiatric hospital for children;  Newport Hospital , a community hospital offering a broad range of health services;  Gateway Healthcare , the state’s largest provider of community behavioral health care;  Lifespan Physician Group , the largest multi-specialty practice in Rhode Island; and  Coastal Medical , a primary care driven medical practice.

Lifespan teaching hospitals are among the country’s top recipients of research funding from the US National Institutes of Health. The hospitals received $92 million in external research funding in fiscal 2019. All Lifespan-affiliated partners are charitable organizations that depend on support from the community to provide programs and services. 

Lifespan, Rhode Island's first health system, was founded in 1994 by  Rhode Island Hospital  and  The Miriam Hospital . A not-for-profit comprehensive, integrated, academic health system with  The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University , Lifespan's present partners also include Rhode Island Hospital's pediatric division,  Hasbro Children's Hospital Bradley Hospital Newport Hospital Gateway Healthcare ; and  Coastal Medical


Culture and Community

Lifespan is committed to investing in our dedicated and talented workforce, improving the health of our local economy, and providing job and advancement opportunities at all levels for employees at our facilities. We value the cultural richness of our workforce and are committed to diversity and inclusion in our hiring practices.

Across our affiliates , we promote a culture of well-being, offering a holistic package of benefits to our employees and their families, while always keeping the patient at the center of our work. Put simply, we embrace our mission of  Delivering health with care .

Across our state and region, we extend our expertise and services into the communities where people live, learn, work, play and pray. Lifespan coordinates hundreds of programs, events, and community service activities every year, benefiting as many as 30,000 Southern New Englanders.

Contact Email:
Employer: Lifespan Health System
Location: Providence, RI, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Ophthalmology
Salary Range: