Chicago, IL 

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Ocular Disease

Residents are presented with a high patient volume and gain a large amount of  experience diagnosing and treating complex ophthalmic conditions in a patient population with a high prevalence of systemic disease. 

Residents are presented with a high patient volume and gain a large amount of  experience managing complex ophthalmic conditions in a population with a high prevalence of systemic disease. 

Eye Trial Frame
Low
Vision 

Residents are presented with a high patient volume and gain a large amount of  experience diagnosing and treating complex ophthalmic conditions in a patient population with a high prevalence of systemic disease. 

Each resident rotates for four months at Hines VA where they are immersed in both the outpatient and inpatient delivery of Low Vision, including interaction with the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team. 

Contact Lenses

Residents are presented with a high patient volume and gain a large amount of  experience diagnosing and treating complex ophthalmic conditions in a patient population with a high prevalence of systemic disease. 

Residents get the unique experience of fitting medically necessary contact lenses for a variety of corneal conditions using soft, RGP, and scleral lenses.

Sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs
Affiliated with the Illinois College of Optometry and the University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Ophthalmology

 

Accredited by the Accrediting Council on Optometric Education

To request more information or to schedule an interview please email Dr. Jennifer Brown at:
Jennifer.Brown1befc6@va.gov.

Contact us:

Jennifer Brown, OD, FAAO

Residency Coordinator 

Jennifer.Brown1befc6@va.gov

Charles Kinnaird, OD, FAAO

Co-Director Ocular Disease

Chief of Optometry Section

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

Charles.Kinnaird@va.gov

Peter Russo, OD, FAAO, Diplomate

Co-Director Low Vision Rehabilitation 

Hines VA Blind Rehabilitation Service 

Peter.Russo2@va.gov

Tel:  312-569-7505

Fax: 312-569-7547

Jesse Brown VAMC

820 S Damen Ave

Chicago IL 60612

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