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The Shands Health Care system encompasses five acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals and the largest not-for-profit home care company in the Southeast United States. We offer the most comprehensive range of health care services in North Central Florida. We are dedicated to improving and maintaining the health of the people in our area, not only through medical treatment and diagnostic care but also through a variety of community education programs and preventive health services.
The University of Florida has very active corneal and external disease, refractive surgery, and contact lens services. The faculty includes Dr. Sonal Tuli (fellowship director), Dr. Ankit Shah, Dr. Lauren Jeang, and Dr. Allan Steigleman. Over 300 new and established patients are seen per week in the cornea clinics at the University hospital. In addition, a large volume of cornea and anterior segment surgery is performed at this institution.
Our Surgical and Medical Retina Fellowships provides the best clinical training regarding the management of retinal diseases. As such, the fellow is involved in all aspects of the clinical care of patients with retinal diseases. Our goal is to train competent, confident, sophisticated retina specialists, with both surgical and medical expertise.
Thank you for your interest in the Ophthalmology Residency Program at the University of Florida, Gainesville. We have an outstanding training program that graduates ophthalmologists excelling in all aspects of medical and surgical ophthalmology.
Each Friday morning the Department of Ophthalmology meets for grand rounds, which are attended by the residents, faculty, and other interested observers including medical students, fellows, & local ophthalmologists.