Chief of Oculoplastic Surgery Associate Professor/Professor

Yale School of Medicine
Ophthalmology and Visual Science

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at Yale School of Medicine is expanding the clinical practice and seeks an outstanding Oculoplastic-trained Ophthalmologist to serve as the Chief of the Division. The candidate must be eligible for appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor at the Yale University School of Medicine.

The Department has a long-standing tradition of excellence in clinical care and research in multiple subspecialty areas of ophthalmology. Our faculty provide clinical services for patients with over 75,000 visits annually at Yale Medicine Ophthalmology, the Smilow Cancer Hospital, the Dana Clinic at Yale New Haven Hospital, and the West Haven Veterans Affairs Hospital. We have a strong and competitive residency program, which consists of 15 residents in addition to fellowship programs.  The Department is located within the Yale University School of Medicine, which is one of the nation’s oldest and most competitive medical schools, consistently ranking in the top few in federal research funding. Clinical services are delivered through Yale Medicine, which is the largest multispecialty physician practice in New England, containing 1400 providers.

The Department is affiliated with the Yale New Haven Health System, a growing health care system including Yale-New Haven Hospital, Saint Raphael’s Hospital, Bridgeport Hospital, Greenwich Hospital, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. We have outpatient offices in New Haven, Guilford, Norwalk, Waterford, Stratford, and Greenwich. The Department has expanded into Fairfield County and beyond. Our department is growing, with plans to double its clinical and academic footprint over five years, adding multiple new clinical and research faculty members to coincide with this geographic expansion.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a candidate who is interested in building a solid career in academic medicine in a superb setting for clinical practice, education, and research. The ideal candidate will be devoted to clinical excellence, to advancing our knowledge of understanding and treating oculoplastic surgical patients and have a firm commitment to the education of residents and medical students. Candidates should have an MD degree and be board certified or board eligible in ophthalmology, fellowship trained in oculoplastic surgery, and be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Connecticut.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.


Please submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vita, and three references. All application materials should be submitted electronically to:



Lucian V. Del Priore, MD, PhD

Robert R. Young Professor and Chair

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Yale University School of Medicine





Lucian V. Del Priore, MD, PhD Lucian V. Del Priore, MD, PhD Lucian V. Del Priore, MD, PhD, Lucian V. Del Priore, MD, PhD

40 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06510
United States


Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities

Posting #

2023-09-13 (AdID:1046)