Why Train at the Kellogg Eye Center - Ophthalmology Fellowship Program

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Why Train at the Kellogg Eye Center

The Kellogg Eye Center is a nationally recognized center for vision care and research and is home to the University of Michigan Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

National Rankings

  • # 1 in Michigan - U.S. News & World Report Best Adult  Ophthalmology Hospitals, 2022-2023
  • # 8 in the United States - U.S. News & World Report Best Adult Ophthalmology Hospitals, 2022-2023
  • # 6 in the United States - Ophthalmology Times Best Residency Programs Survey, 2022-2023
    • #6 for Best Program: Clinical Care
    • #5 for Best Program: Research
    • #6 Best Program: Residency

Patient visits

FY 2022 all locations: 222,000 patient visits and 10,300 surgical procedures


  • FY 2022:
    • Kellogg Clinics and Ambulatory Surgery Budget = $76M 
    • Kellogg Research Funding = $8 million in Federal grants and 3 million in Non-Federal Grants.

Medical and Educational Facilities

  • The 8-story Brehm Tower, a 230,000 sq. ft. addition to the Kellogg Eye Center, opened in 2010 with 9 eye clinics, 6 operating rooms, and suites for refractive surgery and cosmetic surgery.
  • Supporting services include genetic counseling, ophthalmic photography, diagnostic electrophysiological testing, low vision and visual rehabilitation, and ocular prosthetics.
  • Twenty-two research laboratories are located in the Brehm Tower and in the adjoining Kellogg research tower.
  • The Kellogg Eye Center has 10 community clinics in: Ann Arbor, Brighton, Canton, Chelsea, Grand Blanc, Northville, and Ypsilanti.
  • The Veterans Affairs Hospital is a 105-bed acute care facility. The VA Ophthalmology Clinic has 16 exam lanes, plus an ophthalmic photography/ultrasound room and resident office space. Residents and faculty who staff this clinic conduct more than 18,952 patient visits and performed 1,219 surgical procedures in FY2019.