Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology 2018-03-27T15:43:15+00:00

Department of Ophthalmology

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About the Department

Welcome to the USC Department of Ophthalmology at Keck School of Medicine and The Vision Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Our direct patient care, research innovations and collaborative residency experience has consistently placed us among the top 12 ophthalmology programs nationally for more than 20 years.

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.

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About the Department of Ophthalmology

Narsing Rao, MD

Narsing Rao, MD
Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology

Clinical Activities

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:

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Department News

Gift supports biomedical therapeutics at USC

A $10 million gift from Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg will provide critical funding for innovative research at USC into debilitating neurosensory diseases. The donation will establish a research fund at the USC Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics. In the spirit of multidisciplinary collaboration, the institute brings together scientists, engineers, physicians and… Read More »

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ZAP! A 2-Part Course for USC Entrepreneurs

ZAP! A 2-Part Course for USC Entrepreneurs

08/24/2018
Norman Topping Tower (NTT) 4444
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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