Ophthalmology Elective

If you are interested, during your 4th year off-site elective experience, we provide a list of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine's previously approved locations.

If you choose not to work at any of the pre-approved sites, please find your own elective location and submit a request for approval through The College of Veterinary Medicine.

Cincinnati, OH

Description 100% ophthalmology practice; average 40 clients per day, 4 days/week Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Boarded internist & onocologist & surgeons for consultation Educational Resources 5 journals current textbook computer access Responsibilities Will see all clinical cases; write report on two disease syndromes Student Supervision 10 hrs/day; 4 days/week Housing No

Mt. Waverley, Victoria, Australia

Description The student would have experience with observing ophthalmic exams, as well as ocular ultrasounds, ERG tests, and surgeries including cataracts, enucleations, and conjunctival grafts. The student would have extensive exposure to the various medical therapies for treating all ocular diseases such as KCS, uveitis and glaucoma.

Lancaster, NY

Description Experience: Externship provides close work with the Board Certified Ophthalmologist in appointment and surgery settings.

Seattle, WA

Description Shadowing Dr. Sullivan with all exams (=28 patients per day), all breeds, exotics and possibly zoo visits & equine experience. Students will be included in all clinical discussions, observing exams and will be called in to surgery to observe through the teaching scope when there is an interesting case.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Type of Experience: Clinical rotations in the areas of soft tissue surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery and ophthalmology

Rome, Italy

Description The student will be exposed to all different kinds of medical and surgical treatments of ocular diseases under the supervision of two veterinary ophthalmologists.

Rome, Italy

Description The student will be exposed to all different kinds of medical and surgical treatments of ocular diseases under the supervision of two veterinary ophthalmologists. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Adolfo Guandalini, DMV, PhD, DipECVO Educational Resources Journals Books Computer databases Rounds Continuing education activities Responsibilities None; observation experience only

Appleton WI

Description: Student will be completing an elective externship with Dr. Keith Montgomery primarily in Ophthalmology, however we have many other specialities that the student can experience while at FVARC. Institutional Resources: Board Certified – American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

Plainview, NY

Description For over a decade, Long Island Veterinary Specialists (LIVS) has been Long Island's premier resource for providing advanced medical care for dogs, cats and exotic pets for area family veterinarians. Long Island Veterinary Specialists is a state-of-the-art referral hospital, occupying more than 20,000 square feet and staffed with over 180 trained professionals. Patients are not only referred from the tri-state region, but from Florida, Texas, Vermont, the Caribbean and as far away as Spain and Japan.

Southfield, MI

Description Ophthalmology out-patient and surgery experiences.

Columbus, OH

Type of Experience: Laboratory based research experience.

Raleigh, NC

Description Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Equine and Small Animal Ophthalmology Multiple ACVO diplomates and full-service ophthalmology program Responsibilities Rotate with senior students seeing large animal and small animal ophthalmology cases. 8 am to 5 pm, emergency duty and some weekend care/emergencies Educational Resources Complete university library available

Tampa, FL

Description Single-doctor specialty practice in ophthalmology Clinical & surgical observation Limited hands-on experience Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available ACVO Diplomate practitioner No other day-to-day institutioned contact Educational Resources One-on-one clinical discussion Current ophthalmology library Broadband internet access Responsibilities Basic knowledge of ophthalmic anato