Glaucoma Ophthalmologist

University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) in Galveston, Texas is actively recruiting enthusiastic candidates for the position of Glaucoma Surgeon.  This position will be engaged in a full range of patient eye care which will include surgery, outpatient clinics, inpatient care and management, and consults in the Galveston County region.  Faculty also participate in the resident and fellowship education programs.  Leadership opportunities are available within the Department and Institution.

Candidate Requirements - Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited medical school with residency training in Ophthalmology.  The candidate must also be Certified/Board eligible in Ophthalmology and have a valid unrestricted Texas medical license. Salary is commensurate with Academic rank, experience, and qualifications.  In addition, UTMB offers a superior benefits package, an excellent retirement program, a relocation allowance as well as other potential incentives.   

The UTMB Health Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (OVS) has a long-standing tradition of excellence in research and education. OVS has trained more eye doctors than any other medical school in the region and boasts 34,000 eye patients and 2,600 eye surgeries annually. OVS operates four Eye Centers in the region including League City, Friendswood, Texas City, and Galveston.

UTMB Health is a billion-dollar health science center comprised of four schools, three institutes, and over 10 exceptional research centers. UTMB Health currently employs approximately 12,000 faculty, staff, and students, making it one of the top twenty employers in the Houston-Galveston metropolitan area.

Living in South Houston and Galveston, Texas:  Galveston Island is home to approximately 50,000 residents and is known for its 32 miles of Gulf Coast beaches, temperate climate, wide array of leisure and cultural activities, and affordable cost of living – all just south of Houston, the 4th largest city in the US.  More information about UTMB and Galveston can be found on the UTMB Living Website:

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a current curriculum vitae to Skott Harrington via email to Please include preferred contact method.


Skott Harrington

700 University Blvd
Galveston, TX 77555
United States


UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Posting #

2022-09-22 (AdID:828)