Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology

Delivering outstanding care while imparting medical, surgical and research education to our trainees.

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Resident Resources

Our Location

We are located in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood along the shores of Lake Michigan.

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Our Benefits

Visit the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University site for trainee benefits and resources information.

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Training Sites

Ophthalmology interns and residents rotate through three institutions:

Lavin Family Pavilion

  • Located in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile
  • Most Northwestern-based rotations occur here
  • The Sorrel Rosin Eye Center is on the 15th floor
VISIT LAVIN PAVILION

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

  • On Northwestern’s downtown campus
  • Home base for pediatric ophthalmology
  • A 23-story facility with 288 single-patient rooms
VISIT LURIE CHILDREN’S

Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Located 2 miles west of downtown
  • Part of Chicago’s large West Side medical district
  • There are rotations here during each year of training
VISIT THE VA

Meet Our Residents

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Micheal Heiferman, MD

Resident 2016 - 2019
Medical School:  Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Mary Kate Howard, MD

Resident 2016 - 2019
Medical School:  SUNY Buffalo

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Alexander Knezevic, MD

Resident 2016 - 2019
Medical School:  University of Nebraska Medical Center

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Sarah Sunshine, MD

Resident 2016 - 2019
Medical School:  John Hopkins School of Medicine

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Hong Gam Le, MD

Resident 2017 - 2020
Medical School:  University of Michigan Medical School

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Lauren May, MD

Resident 2017 - 2020
Medical School:  Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Michael Mbagwu, MD

Resident 2017 - 2020
Medical School:  Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Alisa Prager, MD

Resident 2017 - 2020
Medical School:  Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

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Nicky Hackett, MD

Resident 2018 - 2021
Medical School:  Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Russell Huang, MD

Resident 2018 - 2021
Medical School:  Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Sameera Nadimpalli, MD

Resident 2018 - 2021
Medical School:  University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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Robert Tauscher, MD

Resident 2018 - 2021
Medical School:  Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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Scott Bowman

Resident 2019 - 2022
Medical School:  University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

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Timothy Janetos

Resident 2019 - 2022
Medical School:  Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Cole Rojas

Resident 2019 - 2022
Medical School:  Stanford University School of Medicine

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Sudip Thakar

Resident 2019 - 2022
Medical School:  Baylor College of Medicine

Graduate Research Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

Visit the Housestaff Research Portal

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