Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

University of Oklahoma
Dean McGee Eye Institute

The Dean McGee Eye Institute is seeking a comprehensive ophthalmologist to assume an active practice from a retiring ophthalmologist at its satellite in Lawton, Oklahoma. This is a comprehensive practice offering a robust clinical and surgical volume, a broad variety of pathology, and the opportunity to join another outstanding comprehensive ophthalmologist who also has an MBA and is a leader in organized ophthalmology. The office is fully equipped with eight examination lanes, a newly purchased selective laser trabeculoplasty/Nd:YAG combination laser, optical coherence tomography, corneal topography, and an optical shop.   The main Dean McGee Eye Institute complex is located 90 miles away in Oklahoma City, where tertiary care representing all ophthalmic subspecialties is readily accessible. Subspecialty coverage in retina and oculoplastic surgery also is provided in the Lawton facility. Teaching opportunities are available in both Lawton and Oklahoma City and include clinical academic appointments with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.   Dean McGee Eye Institute also serves as the preferred eye care provider of the OKC Thunder NBA team, affording ophthalmologists opportunity to attend games in this capacity.

Lawton is a thriving city in southwest Oklahoma with a population of approximately 100,000 (referral area of 200,000).  It is an active, family-oriented community boasting a four-year university, Fort Sill Army Base, low cost of living, nearby lakes, a wildlife refuge, numerous outdoor activities (e.g., hiking, kayaking, and biking), and lots of sunshine. This is a great community with a vibrant economy, providing an exceptional professional opportunity to maintain a busy comprehensive ophthalmology practice in association with one the nation’s leading Eye Institutes.    

Candidates must have completed an ophthalmology residency, be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Oklahoma, and be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Fellowship training in a subspecialty area that includes cataract and anterior segment surgery (e.g., cornea or glaucoma) also would be welcome. Salary support is highly competitive.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Ann Acers-Warn at the Dean McGee Eye Institute – Lawton at 580.250.5855 or Dr.  R. Michael Siatkowski at the Dean McGee Eye Institute – Oklahoma City at 405.271.6363 or email them at or Candidates should also send a CV and cover letter to: 

R. Michael Siatkowski, MD, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Edward L. Gaylord Professor and Chair
c/o Michelle Robertson
Dean McGee Eye Institute
608 Stanton L. Young Blvd.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104

Phone: 405.271.6363
FAX: 405.271.3013


Dr. Ann Acers-Warn, MD

3201 W. Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK 73505
United States


The Dean McGee Eye Institute and the University of Oklahoma are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Posting #

2021-06-06 (AdID:574)