Pediatric Ophthalmologist

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Department of Ophthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology at SUNY Upstate Medical University is seeking a board eligible/certified fellowship trained Pediatric Ophthalmologist to join our academic full-time group practice. Qualified candidate will be responsible for the development of a practice for Pediatric Ophthalmology, along with supporting our main hospital and Golisano Children's Hospital. The eligible candidate should have a strong interest in academics and resident teaching. Clinical care, teaching, and research activities are vital components of this position. Professional level of appointment and competitive compensation commensurate with training and experience.

In addition to our competitive compensation/benefits package, we offer a collegial and stimulating environment with excellent support in all ophthalmic sub-specialties. As the only academic medical center in Central New York, Upstate Medical University serves a catchment area of nearly one million people and has expanded to provide state of the art care in a new Children's Hospital and new Cancer Center.

The metropolitan Syracuse area (population of over 660,000) offers big-city amenities with a small-town feel: a symphony orchestra, an opera company, professional and college sports teams, theaters, museums and art galleries. Syracuse is the gateway to the Adirondacks as well as the Finger Lakes region, offering an impressive range of recreational and outdoor activities year round. It features excellent schools and benefits from a low cost of living making Syracuse an ideal location for families. US News & World Report's 2017 ranking of best places to live puts Syracuse first in NY state and number 28 in the nation.

Descriptive Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Requirements: MD; NYS Medical License; BC/BE in Ophthalmology; Successful completion of Pediatric Fellowship.


How to Apply

To apply, contact:

Robert D. Fechtner, MD, Department Chair



Robert D. Fechtner

Syracuse, NY
United States


At SUNY Upstate Medical University we strive to promote a professional environment that encourages varied perspectives from faculty members with diverse life experiences. A respect for diversity is one of our core values. We are committed to recruiting and supporting a rich community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We actively seek applications from women and members of underrepresented groups to contribute to the diversity of our university community in support of our teaching, research and clinical missions.

Posting #

2017-10-04 (AdID:86)