Training Programs that Generate Leaders

Trainees benefit from strong mentorship and exposure to all subspecialties.

#4 in NIH funding in 2017

Our Research:
Bold and Broad

One of the nation’s largest ophthalmology research faculty drives innovation across the field through a highly multidisciplinary approach.

Sub-specialty and comprehensive care for a diverse population


7,000 procedures a year

Nationally ranked hospital partners:
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
& St. Louis Children’s Hospital

120,000 patient visits a year



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