Department of Ophthalmology

Training Sites


The department is comprised of full-time clinical and research faculty members, with clinical activities principally located in the Alkek Eye Center and adjacent ambulatory surgery center, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Hospital, and Ben Taub Hospital. In the Alkek Eye Center, fellows see patients in the mentors’ practices, whereas fellows serve as the primary physicians for patients seen at the VA and Ben Taub hospitals.

Additional clinical facilities include the Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist Hospital, and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. At the Roy and Lillie Cullen Eye Institute of the Neurosensory Center, facilities include a microsurgical training laboratory, a 100-seat auditorium, and multiple research laboratories.