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    Ophthalmology Residency Alumni

    CPMC residents are well placed into competitive fellowships and go on to become leaders of their communities. Please review the list below to see our fellowship matches in recent years, as well as the names of alumni dating back to the 1920s. Also, click here for a few examples of alumni who have gone on to hold prominent positions nationally or as university faculty.

    2012

    • Adam Gess - San Francisco, CA; Fellowship: Cornea, University of Utah Moran Eye Center
    • Christian Hester - San Francisco, CA; Fellowship: Cornea, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor

    2011
    • Michael Chappell - Seattle, WA; Fellowship: Oculoplastics, University of Washington


    • Rishi Doshi - San Francisco, CA; Fellowship: Medical Retina, Bascom Palmer


    • Thomas Litzinger - Durham, NC; Fellowship: Cornea, Duke University

    2010
    • Alison Gordon - San Diego, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


    • Robert Kinast - Portland, OR; Fellowship: Glaucoma, Devers Eye Institute


    • Nikolas London - La Jolla, CA; Fellowship: Retina, Bascom Palmer


    • 2009
      • Unni Nair - Fort Worth, Texas; Fellowship: Glaucoma, University Eye Specialists, Chicago, IL


      • Dusty Pomerleau - Birmingham, AL; Fellowship: Medical Retina, Duke University; Fellowship: Surgical Retina, Retina Consultants of Alabama (UAB)


      • Vincent Ray - Merrillville, IN; Fellowship: Cornea, Wake Forest University
      2008
      • Taliva Martin - Ann Arbor, MI; Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology, University of Michigan


      • Andrew Black - Durham, NC; Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Duke University


      • Jon Wender - Huntington Beach, CA; Fellowship: Retina, California Pacific Medical Center
      2007
      • Melanie Hom - Oakland, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Sachin Mudvari - Chicago, IL; Fellowship: Retina, Rush University Medical Center


      • Kyle Rhodes - Dallas, TX; Fellowship: Glaucoma, UT Southwestern
      2006
      • Jill Green - University Faculty; Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Hung Pham - Orange County, CA; Fellowship: Glaucoma, Casey Eye Institute (Portland, OR)
      2005
      • William Richheimer - Denver, CO; Fellowship: Cornea/Refractive Surgery, Moran Eye Center (Salt Lake City, UT)


      • Pulin Shah - New Orleans, LA; Fellowship: Cornea/Refractive Surgery, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (Miami, FL)
      2004
      • Phil Penrose - Monterey, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Eugene Chang - Bay Area, CA; Fellowship: Retina, Rush University (Chicago, IL)
      2003
      • David Sami - Boston, MA; Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Massachuchsetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (Boston, MA)


      • Sam Yang - Bay Area, CA; Fellowship: Retina, California Pacific Medical Center
      2002
      • Ethan Kutzscher - Bay Area, CA; Fellowship: Cornea/Refractive Surgery, UC Irvine (Irvine, CA)


      • Todd Shepler - Austin, TX; Fellowship: Oculoplastics
      2001
      • John Chan - Hayward, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Jason Dilly - Detroit, MI; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Sasi Doddapeneni - Washington, D.C.; Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Children's Medical Center
      2000
      • Candice Moy - So. San Francisco, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Timothy Quinn - Hibbing, MN; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1999
      • Erich P. Horn - Oakland, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • James Heltzer - Bethesda, MD; Fellowship: Glaucoma, Harvard University
      1998
      • Michael Hwang - San Diego, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Jonathan Kim - Palo Alto, CA; Fellowship: Oculoplastics, UCLA; Neuro-ophthalmology, Harvard University
      1997
      • Andrew L. Sorenson - Berkeley, CA; Fellowship: Cornea/Refractive Surgery, Duke University


      • Lillie Mosaddegh - San Francisco, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Scott Hyver - Palo Alto, CA; Refractive Surgery
      1996
      • Kathy Hwang - Potomac, MD; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • George Tanaka - San Francisco, CA; Fellowship: Glaucoma, Northwestern University


      • John Shin - San Rafael, CA; Fellowship: CA Cornea, Madison, WI
      1995
      • Maurice Mosseri - Brooklyn, NY; Fellowship: Glaucoma, NY Eye & Ear Hospital


      • Stephen A. Meffert -Santa Rosa, CA; Fellowship: Retina, Louisiana State University


      • Susan Longar - Daly City, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Donald Park - Tuscon, AZ; Fellowship: Retina, University of Iowa
      1994
      • Leland Rosenblum - Monterey, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Eric S. Mann - St. Louis, MO; Fellowship: Retina, Washington University, St. Louis
      1993
      • Susan C. Chortkoff - Salt Lake City, UT; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Samuel H. Santander - Raleigh, NC; Cornea, Wilmer, Johns Hopkins


      • Ngoc Thianh Nguyen - San Jose, CA; Fellowship: Glaucoma, Shaffer, San Francisco, CA
      1992
      • Marc A. Goldberg - Tulsa, OK; Fellowship: Cornea, Washington University, St. Louis


      • Donna Lee - Menlo Park, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Martin Viebahn - Green Bay, WI; Fellowship: Retina, Mayo
      1991
      • David Heiden - San Francisco, CA; Fellowship: Uveitis, Proctor Foundation, UCSF


      • Gayle L. Shimokaji - Corte Madera, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • George Jastrzebski - Modesto, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1990
      • Suketu Sanghvi - San Francisco, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Kalane Wong - San Rafael, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Ruth Williams - Chicago, IL; Fellowship: Glaucoma, Shaffer, San Francisco, CA
      1989
      • Marc A. Lowe - Santa Barbara, CA; Fellowship: Retina


      • Nicholas P. Grinich - Portland, OR; Cornea, Mayo Clinic


      • Jan-Petter Haugen - Oakland, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1988
      • Tammy D. Wright - Boise, ID; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Charles M. Zacks - Portland, Maine; Cornea, Bascom Palmer, University of Miami


      • Don S. Ellis - San Diego, CA; Fellowship: Plastics, Atlanta & Vancouver
      1987
      • David A DiLoreto - New Orleans, LA; Fellowship: Plastics, University of British Columbia


      • Peter S. Levin - Palo Alto, CA; Plastics, Duke University


      • Kevin F. Dooley - Davis, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1986
      • Stanley L. Plecha - Reno, NV; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Robert L. Steinmetz - Tallahassee, FL; Fellowship: Retina, UCLA & Moorfields


      • Stephen D. Cohen - Alameda, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1985
      • Patrick Coonan - Santa Rosa, CA; Retina, University of Iowa


      • Bernd M. Kutzscher - Daly City, CA; Cornea & Retina, Saudi Arabia


      • Jon M. Portis - Honolulu, HI; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1984
      • Clive M. Sell - Phoenix, AZ; Fellowship: Retina, Duke University


      • Kevin J. Denny - San Francisco, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Robert L. Sorenson - Berkeley, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1983
      • Leslie Fujikawa - Fellowship: Uveitis, National Institute Health


      • Mark R. Mandel - Hayward, CA; Fellowship: Cornea, University of Iowa


      • Ernest Guillet - Rochester, NY; Fellowship: Retina, Wills Eye Hospital
      1982
      • Thomas S. Ferguson - San Francisco, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Rosalind Stevens - Dartmouth, NH; Fellowship: Retina, Wilmer Eye Institute. Retina, Emory University (Atlanta, GA).


      • Robert Christiansen - Salt Lake City,UT; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1981
      • David R. DeMartini - Oakland, CA; Fellowship: Cornea, Bascom Palmer, University of Miami


      • Richard J. Harper - Morgan Hill, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Richard S. Bennion - Wenatchee, WA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1980
      • Simon J. Pinhas (deceased) - Fellowship: Cornea, USC Doheny


      • Charlene Hsu-Winges - Redwood, CA; Fellowship: Pediatrics & Strabismus, UCSF
      1979
      • Ivan R. Schwab - Davis, CA; Fellowship: Cornea Proctor Fellow, UCSF


      • John R. Campbell - San Rafael, CA; Fellowship: Retina, California Pacific Medical Center


      • Susan H. Day - San Francisco, CA; Fellowship: Pediatrics & Strabismus, London, Iowa
      1978
      • Michael J. Sheridan - San Jose, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • J. Allen Gammon - Modesto, CA; Fellowship: Pediatrics & Strabismus, London, Washington, D.C.


      • Lee K. Schwartz - San Francisco, CA; Fellowship: Cornea, Bascom Palmer
      1977
      • Charles I. McBride - Sonora, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Diane C. Albracht -Hayward, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Richard L. Abbott - San Francisco, CA; Fellowship: Cornea, University of Miami
      1976
      • Paul Tornambe - San Diego, CA; Fellowship: Retina, Washington Univ, St Louis


      • Richard H. Lee - Oakland, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1975
      • William B. Stewart - San Francisco, CA; Fellowship: Plastics, Bascom Palmer, University of Miami


      • Marshall J. Keyes - Los Angeles, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1974
      • Samuel R. East - Bend, OR; Comprehensive Ophthalmology (retired)


      • Alan D. Harley - Oakland, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology (retired)
      1973
      • Roger D. Griffith - San Jose, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Lawrence S. Rice - La Mesa, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1972
      • Michael B. Woolf - Concord, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Lawrence J. Schwartz - Los Angeles, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1971
      • John C. Cavender - Lebanon, NH; Retina, Bascom Palmer, University of Miami


      • Bruce Hutchinson - Los Gatos, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1970
      • Garrett J. Crotty - Altamonte Springs, FL; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • John T. Bystrom - Fair Oaks, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1969
      • David S. Yee - San Francisco, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Robert N. Wells - Fresno, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1968
      • Barbara M. Silvestri - Portola Valley, CA; Fellowship: Glaucoma, Univ Iowa


      • Nicholas Vincent - retired; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Joel R. Levine - retired; Fellowship: Retina, New York Hospital
      1967
      • Robert Webster Jr. - Cornea (retired)
      1966
      • John Forbush - Monterey, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Wayne Fung - San Francisco, CA; Retina


      • Samuel Byland
      1965
      • Ross DeBoskey


      • Richard Deutsche - Piedmont, CA (retired)
      1964
      • John R. Miller - Riverside, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Wanda F. Neely - Lewisville, TX; Fellowship: Retina, CPMC


      • Philip Noyes - San Leandro, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1963
      • Charles Richey; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Lawrence Rose; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1962
      • Paris Royo - Sacramento, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Darrel F. Smith - Santa Rosa, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Cole Stephens - Napa, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1961
      • Frank Thompson - San Gabriel, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • George Nitz - Oakland, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1960
      • Tom Kleh - South Burlington, VT; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Charles Ehlers - Castro Valley, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Louis Peterson - Salt Lake City, UT; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1957
      • William W. Miller - Park City, UT; Comprehensive Ophthalmology (retired)


      • Anthony Guida; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Gilbert W. Cleasby ; Fellowship: Retina (retired)


      • Alan A. Snyder; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1956
      • Robert Boomer; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • E. Homer Brugge - Oakland, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Oliver Nees; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Henry Bartholomew; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1955
      • Frank Schieff; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Richard Shannon; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Ray Michler; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1954
      • Victor G. Fellows - San Francisco, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology (retired)


      • Edward Tamler - San Francisco, CA; Comprehensive Ophthalmology (retired)
      1952
      • Frank Winter; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1951
      • Bayard Colyear; Comprehensive Ophthalmology (deceased)
      1950
      • Thomas Stevenson; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1947
      • David McKay; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Arthur Jampolsky - San Francisco, CA; Fellowship: Strabismus, Karolinska Institute
      1946
      • Milton Van Riesen; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Nelson Bell; Comprehensive Ophthalmology


      • Ruth Appleby; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1945
      • Constantine Bricca; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1944
      • Margaret Henry; Comprehensive Ophthalmology (deceased)


      • Earle McBain; Comprehensive Ophthalmology (deceased)
      1943
      • Paul Reinhardt; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1942
      • Ralph Tanner; Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      1941
      • Robert N. Shaffer - San Francisco, CA (deceased)
      1940
      • Ernest W. Denicke; Comprehensive Ophthalmology (deceased)
      1930s
      • Herman Faier '39


      • Miriam Miller '38


      • Jerome W. Bettman '37 - San Francisco, CA (deceased)


      • Max Fine '36 (deceased)


      • Carrol Weeks '35


      • William E. Borley '34


      • Gaynelle Robertson '32


      • Clinton Wilson '30
      1920s
      • Frank Rodin '26


      • Wilbur Swett