Medical Retina/Uveitis Physician - Henry Ford Department of Ophthalmology

2020-05-10 18:47 | Russell Read (Administrator)

Hospital: Henry Ford Health System

Department Name: Ophthalmology Department

Specialty: Medical Retina/Uveitis Physician 


The Henry Ford Department of Ophthalmology is one of the largest ophthalmology practices in the United States, treating more than 55,000 patients per year at 16 locations throughout southeast Michigan.  

The medical retina/uveitis trained physician will be joining 35 ophthalmologists which includes specialists in retina, cornea, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, ocular oncology, ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, pediatric ophthalmology, refractive surgery and laser vision correction, and visual electrophysiology.

The Department actively participates in vision research which includes clinical trials and basic research.  

Practice structure: The medical retina/uveitis trained physician is expected to see a greater volume of retina cases while the uveitis portion of the practice continues to grow

Referrals: An abundant source of referrals comes from Henry Ford’s partners in optometry, Henry Ford OptimEyes which employs greater than 70 optometrists. 

Technology & Availability of Equipment: Clinic locations are fully equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and a networked digital imaging system. 


Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Pharmacy, AD&D, Life Insurance, Short-term disability, Malpractice insurance with tail coverage, CME travel time and professional spending allowance, paid time off, and retirement vehicles


Candidate Parameters:

HFHS is seeking (1medical retina uveitis physician that has completed a medical retina and uveitis fellowship which meets the standards of the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO)Fellowship Compliance Committee and which is endorsed and supported by the American Uveitis Society (AUS).  


Community Description:

Enjoy all of the conveniences of a major metro area along with the low cost of living and community atmosphere that the Midwest can provide. Live in a city known for its performing arts, professional sports, and nationally ranked universities and healthcare organizations. An international airport can take you anywhere you would like to go. 

•    Detroit: One of “America’s Most Fun Cities” – Thrillist

•    Both public and private school options available and multiple nationally recognized universities

•    A thriving music and theatre scene, including the Detroit Jazz Festival

•    Motown Museum, Henry Ford Museum, Automotive Hall of Fame

•    Convenient access to great year-round getaways, camping and kayaking

•    Home to the Detroit Lions, Tigers, Pistons and Red Wings



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