Department of Ophthalmology
About the Department
We have dedicated ourselves to a multidisciplinary approach with an emphasis on efficient and compassionate bench to bedside care. We provide superior facilities and services to our physicians, scientists, residents, and staff to enable them to best serve the needs of our patients. We are committed to furthering research and patient care objectives as we teach the next generation of ophthalmologists and vision scientists.
The Department of Ophthalmology supports a wide spectrum of endeavors to promote and provide the best clinical care to patients of all ages. Our faculty members, representing every ophthalmic specialty, are both nationally and internationally renowned. Their clinical expertise touches the full range of patient care from consultation to specialized testing and treatment and includes tertiary care. The ophthalmologists of the Keck School are actively involved in clinical trials at LAC+USC Medical Center, in addition to The Vision Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Our clinical services include:
Rohit Varma installed as dean of the Keck School of MedicineRohit Varma, MD, MPH, the noted physician and scientist recognized across the globe as a visionary leader in the epidemiology of eye diseases, has been formally installed as dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the May S. and John Hooval Dean’s Chair in Medicine. Varma was honored by a standing-room-only crowd
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