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Ophthalmology Residency, Royal Oak

About

The Department of Ophthalmology Residency prepares the resident for their future in ophthalmology through a coordinated, progressive, balanced experience over 36 months.


Patient population

The Beaumont Eye Clinic is a hospital-based clinic providing comprehensive primary eye care services from routine eye and vision examinations to laser and surgical services.

  • provides all levels of sub-specialty ophthalmic care, diagnostic services, refractive surgical services and low vision services in a single location
  • tremendous patient volume and range of clinical pathology
  • provided services for well over 30,000 patient encounters in each of the last 5 years

Surgical services

  • provided in ambulatory and main operating room locations
  • approximately 2,000 vitreo-retinal and pediatric ophthalmic surgical procedures are performed each year in the main operating room
  • two operating rooms are dedicated to retinal surgery each day, five days per week
  • over 5,500 procedures are performed in an ambulatory surgical facility on the Royal Oak campus and over 3,000 refractive surgical procedures are performed each year in the refractive surgical facilities


Outcomes

  • previous residents have a 100 percent qualification rate for the oral board examinations based on their written board examination
  • approximately 80 percent of graduating residents have pursued careers in general ophthalmology
    • based on post-training surveys, graduates of this program feel uniformly well-prepared to enter private practice, with the highest level of satisfaction being their surgical preparation
  • over 60% of residents in the last five years have chosen to pursue sub-specialty training
    • areas of sub-specialization have included
      • vitreoretinal disease
      • neuro-ophthalmology
      • ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
      • glaucoma
      • pediatric ophthalmology
      • corneal disease

Residency Programs

Fellowship Programs

Fellowship Programs
(no ACGME Accreditation)


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