The Vision Center, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has established a one-year AUPO FCC compliant fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus in association with the University of Southern California Eye Institute and Keck School of Medicine. The fellowship also offers an optional second year. The fellowship is designed to provide an in-depth experience in treating a broad range of medical and surgical problems in children’s eye diseases, and will prepare the fellow for a successful career in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. The majority of the fellowship occurs at The Vision Center, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. While at The Vision Center, CHLA, the fellow will be involved in the care and management of all aspects of pediatric ophthalmology including, but not limited to, strabismus, anterior segment disease, retinopathy of prematurity, neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastics, and ocular oncology. Some time is also spent at Los Angeles General Medical Center interacting with residents. Fellowship applicants must have completed an accredited residency in ophthalmology, and they must be Board eligible in ophthalmology.

For more information, please visit the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles fellowship website and view the fellowship video.

Fellowship Directors:
Dr. Angela Buffenn

Associate Fellowship Director:
Dr. Melinda Chang
Additional Supervision:
Dr. Jesse Berry
Dr. Mark Borchert
Dr. Alexander de Castro-Abeger
Dr. Talia Kolin
Dr. Thomas C. Lee
Dr. Arlanna Moshfeghi
Dr. Aaron Nagiel
Dr. Sudha Nallasamy
Dr. Angeline Nguyen
Dr. Bibiana Jin Reiser
Dr. Lance Siegel

For more information please contact Natalie Fleming or call (323)361-4510.

How to Apply

A California medical license is required in order to begin the fellowship, and it may be possible for you to apply for a California medical license online. To receive more information about the requirements necessary for obtaining a California medical license, review their website and contact the Medical Board of California directly.

Please refer to the SFMatch website to register for the match and read about the new process for applying to Ophthalmology Fellowship training. Once registered, you can view our program listing on the SFMatch directory website for all required documents.

At this time, we are not sponsoring applicants who require a visa.