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Residency Program

Welcome to the Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science. Our department has long been recognized as a leader in research, patient care and education. As a department in an academic health center, we train residents and fellows, as well as providing clinical experience to medical students.

Our Mission is to be the most trusted institution in ophthalmology by providing excellent, comprehensive and compassionate care for all patients, spearheading innovation and research, and educating the future leaders in ophthalmology. Our research laboratories provide an excellent education for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and our clinical research unit, located on the 19th floor of the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza, provides research opportunities for our residents, medical students, and fellows.


UTHealth Houston Cizik ClinicLocated in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza, 6400 Fannin St, Suite 1800, The Robert Cizik Eye Clinic provides excellent and comprehensive eye care.

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