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Academic Ophthalmology - Glaucoma Specialist - Columbia, MO, USA

Job Description

Academic Ophthalmology - Glaucoma Specialist 

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Non-Tenure Track

The University of Missouris School of Medicine,? Department of Ophthalmology , is searching for a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist to join our team. Our unique academic environment offers candidates an opportunity to build their own practice.  

About MU Ophthalmology 

Eye care services provided include refractive surgery, cataract surgery, macular degeneration, retinal disease, corneal transplantation, glaucoma, ocular oncology, neuro-ophthalmology, plastic surgery, childrens eye care, low vision, trauma and treatment for many types of eye disease. Our faculty and staff feel privileged to care for Missourians and are committed to being a center of excellence for ophthalmology in the Midwest. 

In addition to treating more than 30,000 patients per year, our faculty and students conduct ground-breaking research in both the basic and clinical sciences. Research laboratories and support facilities span the entire second floor of the Mason Eye Institute with additional space located across the street at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital. Research interests within the department are diverse and cover a wide range of ophthalmologic problems. 


  • Number of available positions: 1 
  • Meet our Team
    • Join a department of 22 ophthalmologists, 6 optometrists, 16 residents, and 3 fellows (retina, cornea, & glaucoma)
  • Responsibilities are: 
    • ~90% clinical
    • ~10% Teaching/education/administration
  • Clinic Locations
    • 2 Locations in Columbia
      • Mason Eye Clinic - University Hospital
      • Mason Eye Clinic - East
  • State-of-the-Art Equipment Available
    • Optos
    • Fundus Photos
    • ERG
    • OCT/HRT
    • Humphrey Visual Field
    • A-Scan
    • B-Scan
  • We offer opportunities to assist in the department's growth, the education of students, residents, and fellows, as well as research and scholarly activities.? 

Our Training Programs

The Mason Eye Institute of the University of Missouri Columbia offers a four-year ACGME-accredited integrated residency training program . The residency program is in conjunction with the Harry S. Truman Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VA).

The University of Missouri/Mason Eye Institute is proud to offer three fellowships in vitreoretinal disease and surgery, glaucoma and anterior segment surgery, and cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery.


  • MD/DO 

  • Candidate must be board certified/board eligible ophthalmologist with required training in glaucoma. 

  • For the purposes of this application, board-certified/board-eligible physicians are considered experienced.? 

Contact Email:
Employer: University of Missouri Healthcare
Location: Columbia, MO, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Ophthalmology
Salary Range: