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Thank you for your interest in our patient care services. Our nationally renown clinical faculty is comprised of practitioners in each subspeciatly area of Ophthalmology. Whether you need a routine eye exam or a multidisciplinary approach to complex eye conditions, there is a team of doctors in our Department who will use the most advanced techniques to support your health care needs.

For Our Referring Physicians

Ophthalmology Clinical Faculty:

 

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Eye specialists provide diagnosis and treatment of cataracts, medical diseases of the eye such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and others, along with general eye exams.

Our Specialists

George J.
Harocopos, MD
Humeyra
Karacal, MD
Michael J.
Lachtrup, OD
Mary K.
Migneco, OD
Anjali K.
Pathak, MD
Linda M.
Tsai, MD
David E.
Vollman, MD
Richard H.
Wieder, MD
 

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. Early treatment can help protect your eyes again vision loss.

Our Specialists

Anjali M.
Bhorade, MD
Michael A.
Kass, MD
John T.
Lind, MD
Arsham
Sheybani, MD
Carla J.
Siegfried, MD
 

Neuro Ophthalmology

Washington University Physicians offers world-class care for complex eye disorders. The University is home to the largest neuro-ophthalmic practice between Chicago, Ill., and Columbia, Mo., and one of only a few neuro-ophthalmology practices in St. Louis.

Our Specialists

Collin
McClelland, MD
James B.
Shepherd III, MD
Gregory P.
Van Stavern, MD
 

Ocular Oncology

Physicians in the Ocular Oncology Service work closely with leading experts in radiation oncology, pathology, medical oncology, radiology, and other fields to provide state-of-the-art, comprehensive care for eye tumor patients.

Our Specialists

Steven
Couch, MD
Philip L.
Custer, MD
George J.
Harocopos, MD
P. Kumar
Rao, MD
Morton E.
Smith, MD
 

Oculofacial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

The ophthalmic plastic surgery practice specializes in eye procedures that are in harmony and balance with the total face. Patients receive a comprehensive analysis of their problem areas and based on their individual needs a customized treatment plan is developed.

Our Specialists

Steven
Couch, MD
Philip L.
Custer, MD
 

Pediatric Ophthalmology

The eye care experts at St. Louis Children's Hospital work together to provide the most comprehensive care possible. Whenever necessary, pediatric ophthalmologists consult with other physicians, technicians, surgeons and specialists in a multidisciplinary approach.

Our Specialists

Bryan
Bowen, OD
Susan
Culican, MD
James
Hoekel, OD
Gregg
Lueder, MD
Mark
Rallo, OD
Nicholas
Silvestros, OD
R Lawrence
Tychsen, MD
 

External Eye, Cornea, Cataract & Refractive Surgery Services

LASIK & PHAKIC IOL, Intacs, Cataracts, Lens Implants, Cornea Transplant and Dry Eye are just some of the services and conditions we offer/treat.

Our Specialists

Andrew
Huang, MD
Anthony J.
Lubniewski, MD
Todd P.
Margolis, MD
Anjali K.
Pathak, MD
Linda M.
Tsai, MD
 

Retina

Comprehensive evaluation and diagnostics for conditions including diabetic complications, macular degeneration, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, ocular trauma, uveitis and tumors of the eye.

Our Specialists

Rajendra S.
Apte, MD
P. Kumar
Rao, MD
Rithwick
Rajagopal, MD
 

Uveitis

Visual loss can be avoided by the timely referral and evaluation of patients to a uveitis specialist. In severe cases, ophthalmolgists may need multidisciplinary collaboration with rheumatologists, hemato-oncologists, and neurologists.

Our Specialists

Humeyra
Karacal, MD
P. Kumar
Rao, MD
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