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Ophthalmology Residency, Royal Oak


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


  • 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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