Columbia University Department of Ophthalmology
At the forefront of ophthalmic education, research and patient care.
The Department of Ophthalmology has a three-fold mission: To be the leading center for innovative clinical care of eye disorders, to advance medical knowledge through cutting-edge research, and to train the leaders of tomorrow in ophthalmology and vision science.
We invite you to explore our department and learn more about our innovative and mission-driven work and the rigorous and rewarding residency and fellowship programs that we offer.
World-Class Ophthalmology Care
We offer a wide array of clinical services, ranging from simple eye examinations for vision correction to sophisticated diagnostics and treatments for virtually any eye condition.
- May 15, 2023
Doctors from the Columbia Department of Ophthalmology were, again, named as the best eye doctors in New York and the United States in an assortment of 2022 industry best lists.
- April 5, 2022
If untreated, glaucoma can lead to irreversible vision loss. A Columbia screening program is finding more people with the disease than expected.
- October 4, 2022
Kaveri Thakoor, Ph.D., newest Columbia Ophthalmology faculty, wins Best Paper Award on first prototype of AI-embedded OCT