About Us

Welcome to the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences!

At the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, we’re training the next generation of specialists in eye care. Our department offers a three-year ACGME-accredited residency program in Ophthalmology, combined with a one-year preliminary year at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine.

Please note, our one-year preliminary year is subject to change to a fully-integrated program effective July 01, 2020. 

In addition, we offer the following fellowships; a two-year vitreoretinal surgery, one-year medical vitreoretina, one-year glaucoma, pediatric, cornea, and a combination UK/UL oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery fellowship programs.