Galveston, Texas
Sep 30, 2021
Position Type

The Department of Ophthalmology at UTMB Health in Galveston, Texas is actively recruiting enthusiastic candidates for the position of Retina Surgeon. Must be Fellowship Trained and Board Eligible/Board Certified. These positions will provide cross coverage care in our League City, Texas City, and Galveston locations. Care will include examinations, outpatient clinics, and consults, and will have administrative responsibilities including supervising and evaluating residents, providing medical direction, and participating in committee memberships at the department and Health system level.

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 20 employers in the Houston-Galveston metropolitan area.

Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited medical school with residency training in Ophthalmology. The candidate must be Certified/Board eligible in Ophthalmology and have a valid unrestricted Texas medical license. These positions offer a competitive income package based on Academic rank and experience, RVU bonus incentive, and exceptional Physician and family benefits.

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

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.

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