Leadership

Department of Ophthalmology  and Visual Sciences

Chair

Dr. Paul Lee

Paul P. Lee, MD, JD

F. Bruce Fralick Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Director, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center
Academic Office: 734-764-6468

Vice-Chair

Dr. Alan Sugar

Alan Sugar, MD

Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Vice Chair, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Academic Office: 734-763-5506

Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs

Dr. Michael Smith-Wheelock

Michael Smith-Wheelock, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Medical Director, Ambulatory Care Unit
Associate Chair, Clinical Affairs
Academic Office: 734-615-2479

Associate Chair for Education

Dr. Shahzad Mian

Shahzad I. Mian, MD

Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Terry J. Bergstrom Collegiate Professor for Resident Education in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Associate Chair, Education
Academic Office: 734-763-5506

Associate Chair for Research

Dr. Thomas Gardner

Thomas W. Gardner, MD, MS

Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor, Internal Medicine - Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes
Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Senior Scholar, A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute
Associate Chair, Research
Academic Office: 734-232-8404

Director of Strategic Planning

Director of VA Eye Care

Dr. Denise John

Denise A. John, MD, FRCSC

Clinical Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Assistant Residency Program Director, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Chief of Ophthalmology, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare Systems
Academic Office: 734-763-8097