The residency program encompasses two institutions which are major teaching hospitals of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine: University Hospitals, including UH Cleveland Medical Center, its satellite outpatient surgical facilities, and outpatient facilities; and the Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. Together, they all provide diagnostic capabilities of fluorescein angiography, ultrasound, and visual fields along with several with access to digital retinal angiography, electroretinography, corneal topography, specular and confocal microscopy, optical coherence tomography, and other specialized equipment.
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Site Director: Pankaj C. Gupta, MD, MS
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-5068
UH Cleveland Medical Center is the flagship for the residency program, with travel to satellite clinics for clinical and surgical responsibilities on subspecialty rotations. All of our administrative offices and personnel are located in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, which also houses the departmental library. Departmental research facilities are located in two places, the Wearn Building in the main hospital and expanded new research facilities located adjacent to Cleveland Medical Center in the Bert L. and Iris S. Wolstein Research Building.
Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VA)
Site Director: Edward N. Burney, MD
10701 East Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44106
The Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center contains 475 beds, including nursing home care. The Center houses a major operating room with new surgical facilities, and active outpatient services serving northern and central Ohio. The Center is a major referral center for anterior segment surgery, ophthalmic plastics, and retina-vitreous disorders. A new outpatient services building, including expansion of the Ophthalmology clinics was completed in 2010 and the new outpatient surgery center completed in July 2014.