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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology

Educating residents and fellows, conducting high-impact research and providing the most advanced medical care.

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Our vision for the future of the Department of Ophthalmology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is clear and compelling: to become one of the nation’s preeminent research-intensive academic ophthalmology departments.

With a commitment first and foremost to our patients, our department is a nationally recognized leader in ophthalmology and vision sciences and is at the forefront of vision care, research and education.”

Nicholas J. Volpe, MD
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology

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Our clinicians and basic scientists are working to pursue scientific breakthroughs that can change the treatment of today’s most disabling eye diseases.

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