Glaucoma Specialist

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Glaucoma Specialist Position with Great Quality of Life at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering a full-time glaucoma clinical faculty position to inherit a busy, well-established glaucoma practice from a retired member of our outstanding glaucoma team.

This open position is on the CHS (Clinical Health Sciences) track, which consists of 80% clinical and 20% educational/research/scholarly/administrative activities. We have strong glaucoma fellowship and ophthalmology residency programs that provide great opportunities for teaching and mentorship. We operate at a highly-efficient ambulatory surgery center that allows for the continued practice growth of surgeons performing cataract and minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries (MIGS) in addition to traditional glaucoma surgeries. We serve patients referred from a large catchment area throughout the state of Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.

We are a large, robust, and still-growing department with excellent work-life balance, highly collegial atmosphere, competitive salary, and extraordinary benefits. Our culture of inclusive excellence emphasizes that everyone on our team is valued for what they each contribute to our shared departmental missions. Towards this goal, we provide ample opportunities for faculty to succeed and grow following their goals and ambitions, with the support of our dedicated clinical and administrative leadership and staff. 

Furthermore, we are ranked in the top 25 for NIH funding and are situated on the main campus of a large, world-class university in the flourishing, mid-size city of Madison, Wisconsin. Madison is consistently included as one of the top-10 places to live in the U.S. (#1 in 2022 according to with its immensely rich range of year-round outdoor activities (i.e., biking, kayaking, cross-country skiing, etc.), thriving culinary scene, and vibrant cultural life. We offer an affordable and family-friendly lifestyle with safe, tree-lined neighborhoods, innumerable public parks, a 1,200-acre arboretum, 12-acre botanical garden, and 5 beautiful lakes.

Candidates must be currently completing or have completed a glaucoma fellowship, are Board Certified/Board Eligible, and have completed residency training in an U.S. Ophthalmology Accredited Program.

Note: University of Wisconsin-Madison employees qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remaining balance tax-free on Direct Loans (or FFEL and/or Perkins loans) after 120 qualifying monthly payments (that can be paid as a lump sum) while working full-time for a qualifying employer (

How to Apply

Please send any inquiries, CV, and Cover Letter to the Glaucoma Faculty Search Committee Chair, Yao Liu MD MS (


Dr. Yao Liu, MD, MS

2870 University Ave, Ste 206
Madison, WI 53705
United States

Posting #

2023-07-20 (AdID:1004)