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CountryCityNotesHost InstituteHostSubspecialtyDuration
AustraliaAdelaide SANEW HOSTRoyal Adelaide HospitalCASSON Robert, MDCornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
three months
AustraliaNedlands WANEW HOSTLions Eye Institute at University of Western Australia, Center for Ophthalmology and Visual SciencesMORGAN William, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Oculoplastic
Vitreoretina
three months
Australia
WestmeadThe Children's Hospital at Westmead
Dept. of Ophthalmology
HING Stephen, MDPediatric Ophthalmologythree months
one year
AustraliaWoolloongabba QLDNEW HOST Queensland Eye InstituteRADFORD Mark, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical retina
Vitreoretina
three months
BangladeshDhakaNEW HOST Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & HospitalALAM Sarwar, MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Low Vision and Rehabilitation
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina
three months
BelgiumBrusselsCHU Saint Pierre
Dept. of Ophthalmology

WILLERMAIN Francois, MD
Uveitisthree months
CameroonYaoundéMagrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute
NKUMBE Henry, MDCataract Surgery
Glaucoma
Low Vision and Rehabilitation
Medical Retina
Oculoplastic
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina
three months
ChinaHefei, Anhui Province Anhui Second Provincial People's Hospital SHI Lei, MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Low Vision and Rehabilitation
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Pathology/Ocular Oncology/
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Ophthalmo Genetics
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinoblastoma
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
both
ChinaShenyangHe Eye Specialist HospitalHE Wei, MD
Cataract Surgery
Glaucoma
Low Vision and Rehabilitation
Medical Retina
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina
both
ChinaHefei, Anhui ProvinceFirst Affiliated Hospital of USTC
Dept. of Ophthalmology

LIU Lianxin, MD
Cataract Surgery
Glaucoma
Ocular Oncology
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
one year
EgyptGizaEye World HospitalOTHMAN Ihab Saad, MD
Cataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinoblastoma
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Vitreoretina
three months
FinlandHelsinkiDue to relocation of the eyeclinic into a new building, only limited vacancies are available before 2025.Helsinki University Central Hospital
Dept. of Ophthalmology
KIVELAE Tero, MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinoblastoma
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
FranceCreteilCreteil University Eye Clinic
Hospital Intercommununal
SOUIED Eric, MD
Medical Retina
Oculoplastic Ophthalmo Genetics
ROP and Pediatric Retina
three months
one year
FranceParis Fondation Hôpital A. de Rothschild
SCHEMANN Jean François, MD
Cornea and External Diseases
three months
FrancePoitiersCentre Hospitalier Universitaire de PoitiersLEVEZIEL Nicolas, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Ophthalmo Genetics
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinoblastoma
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
both
FranceStrasbourgStrasbourg University Eye HospitalSAUER Arnaud, MD
Cataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Low Vision and Rehabilitation
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Ocular Oncology
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinoblastoma
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyBonnUniversity Hospital Bonn
Dept. of Ophthalmology
HOLZ Frank, MDGlaucoma
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyCologneUniversity of Cologne
Dept. of Ophthalmology

CURSIEFEN Claus, MD
Cataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinoblastoma
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyDuesseldorfUniversity of Duesseldorf
Dept. of Ophthalmology

GEERLING Gerd, MD
Cataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Medical Retina
Oculoplastic
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyEssenEssen University Hospital
Dept. of Ophthalmology

BECHRAKIS Nikolaos, MD
Cornea and External Diseases
Ocular Oncology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyGoettingenGeorg-August University Goettingen
Dept. of Ophthalmology
HOERAUF Hans, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Oculoplastic
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyHalleNEW HOSTHalle University Medical Center, Dept. of OphthalmologyVIESTENZ Arne, MDCornea and External Diseases
Ocular Pathology with General Pathology and Biolab
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina / Trauma and Reconstruction
three months
GermanyHamburgAsklepios Nord Heidberg
Dept. of Ophthalmology

SCHARGUS MArc, MDGlaucoma
Medical Retina
Oculoplastic
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyHannoverUniversity of Hannover, Medical School
Dept. of Ophthalmology
FRAMME Carsten, MDMedical Retina
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyHomburg/SaarSaarland University Medical Center
Dept. of Ophthalmology
SEITZ Berthold, MDCornea and External Diseases
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyLudwigshafenNEW HOSTClinical Center Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Dept. of OphthalmologyHATTENBACH Lars-Olof, MDVitreoretinathree months
GermanyMuensterEye Clinic at St. Francis Hospital
Center of Refractive Surgery Muenster

TANERI Suphi, MD FEBOS-CR
Cataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
three months
GermanyMuensterUniversity of Muenster
Dept. of Ophthalmology
ETER Nicole, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyMunichSlots in all subspecialties are fully booked until August 2025.
Ask for available slots from September 2025 onwards.
Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Dept. of OphthalmologyPRIGLINGER Siegfried, MD
Cataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Low Vision and Rehabilitation
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Ophthalmo Genetics
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinoblastoma
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyMunichHerzog-Karl-Theodor Eye Clinic
HARITOGLOU Christos, MD
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Oculoplastic
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyNeubrandenburgDietrich-Bonhoeffer Clinic
Dept. of Ophthalmology

BRINKMANN Christian, MDGlaucoma
Medical Retina
three months
GermanyPotsdamKlinikum Ernst von Bergmann
Dept. of Ophthalmology

LIEKFELD Anja, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Medical Retina
Vitreoretina
three months
GermanyRostockUniversity of Rostock, Dept. of OphthalmologyFUCHSLUGER Thomas, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Low Vision and Rehabilitation
Medical Retina
Oculoplastics
Vitreoretina
three months
HungaryBudapestSemmelweis University
Dept. of Ophthalmology
NAGY Zoltan Zsolt, MD
Cataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic
Ophthalmo Genetics
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinoblastoma
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
IndiaHyderabadL V Prasad Eye Institute
Academy for Eye Care Education
PATHENGAY Avinash, MD
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinoblastoma
three months
IndiaNagpurMAHATME Eye Bank and Eye HospitalMAHATME Vikas, MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Medical Retina
Vitreoretina
three months
IndiaRaipurShri Ganesh Vinayak Eye HospitalKALAMKAR Charudutt, MD
Cataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
IndiaJalandharARORA Eye Hospital and Retina CenterSINGH ARORA Amandeep, MDCataract Surgery
Medical Retina
Vitreoretina
three months
one year
IndiaRaipurMGM Eye InstituteAGARWAL Deepshikha, MD
Cataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
one year
IranIsfahanFEIZ Hospital
Dept. of Ophthalmology
PEYMAN Alireza, MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
three months
one year
IranTehranTehran University of Medical Sciences
Farabi Eye Hospital
AKBARI BAGHBANI Mohammed Reza, MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Low Vision and Rehabilitation
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Ophthalmo Genetics
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinoblastoma
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
one year
IranMashhadKhatam-al-Anbia Eye Hospital
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
ZAREI-GHANAVATI Siamak, MDCornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
three months
one year
ItalyMilanScientific Institute San Raffaele
Dept. of Ophthalmology at University Vita Salute
BANDELLO Francesco, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
MarocRabatNew HostInternational University Hospital Cheikh Zaïd, Dept. of OphthalmologyBELMEKKI Mohammed, MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
three months
NepalKathmanduTilganga Eye HospitalGURUNG Reeta, MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinoblastoma
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
NigeriaLagosEye Foundation HospitalHASSAN Adekunle, MD and OKONKWO Ogugua, MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Vitreoretina
three months
one year
PakistanOkara Ali Trust Teaching Eye HospitalMUHAMMAD Ijaz Anjum, MD
PeruLimaInstituto Oftalmosalud
Medical Education

IZQUIERDO Luis Jr., MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
three months
one year
PortugalCoimbraCentro Hospitalar Universitário de CoimbraMURTA Joaquim, MD
CASTELA Guilherme, MD
Retinoblastomathree months
ScotlandDunfermline, FIFEQueen Margaret Hospital, Dept of OphthalmologySANDERS Roshini, MD
WILSON Peter, MD
Cataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Low Vision and Rehabilitation
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Uveitis
three months
SingaporeSingaporeSingapore National Eye Centre
Fellowships, Training & Education
ARUNDHATI Anshu, MDCornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma Medical Retina
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
one year
SingaporeSingaporeNational University Hospital, Dept. of OphthalmologyKOH TECK CHANG Victor, MDGlaucoma Medical Retina
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic
Vitreoretina
three months
SwitzerlandBernUniversity of Bern, Inselspital
Dept. of Ophthalmology
ZINKERNAGEL Martin, MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
one year
TaiwanKweishan, Taoyuan City
Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital
Dept. of Ophthalmology
MA David Hui-Kang, MDCornea and External Diseasesthree months
TaiwanTaipeiTaipei Veterans General Hospital
Dept. of Ophthalmology
WANG An-Guor, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Glaucoma
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
three months
TunisiaMonastir Fattouma Bouruguiba University Hospital, Dept. of OphthalmologyKHAIRALLAH Moncef, MDMedical Retina
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
TunisiaSousse F. Hached University Teaching Hospital (CHU F Hached Sousse)GHORBEL Mohamed, MDthree months
TunisiaTunisNew Host Charles Nicoll Hospital, Dept. of OphthalmologyERRAÏS Khalil, MDCatarcat Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
TurkeyAnkaraBaskent University
Dept. of Ophthalmology
OTO Sibel, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma Medical Retina
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
TurkeyAnkaraAnkara University Faculty of Medicine
Dept. of Ophthalmology
ATILLA Huban, MDNeuro-Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Uveitis
three months
TurkeyIstanbulKOÇ University, School of Medicine
Dept. of Ophthalmology, Orbital Unit
ŞAHIN Afsun, MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Medical Retina
Ocular Oncology
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
one year
UKBristolUniversity Hospitals
Bristol NHS Trust
Bristol Eye Hospital
FORD Rebecca, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
three months
UKBurnleyEast Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Dept. of Ophthalmology
DAVID Philip V., MDVitreoretinathree months
UKLiverpoolUniversity of Liverpool, Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine, Institute of Systems, Molecular and Integrative Biology COUPLAND Sarah, MDMicrobiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
three months
UKLondonRoyal Free NHS Foundation Trust
Dept. of Ophthalmology
JAIN Saurabh, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina
three months
UKLondonGreat Ormond Street Hospital for CHILDREN
Dept. of Pediatric Ophthalmology
BOWMAN Richard, MDPediatric Ophthalmologythree months
UKLondonSt. Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Dept. of Pediatric Ophthalmology
AMAYA Luis, MDStrabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
ROP and Pediatric Retina
three months
UKSheffieldNEW HOSTRoyal Hallamshire Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology (Sheffield Ocular Oncology Service, Orbital and Adnexal Service) SALVI Sachin M., MDOcular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Orbital Surgery
three months
USAAnn Arbor, MIKellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan
Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
EHRLICH Joshua, MDCornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina
three months
USAAtlanta, GAEmory University School of Medicine
Dept. of Ophthalmology
GROSSNIKLAUS Hans E., MDMicrobiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathologythree months
USAAurora, COUniversity of Colorado
Dept. of Ophthalmology
SUBRAMANIAN Prem S., MDCornea and External Diseases
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinoblastoma
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Vitreoretina
three months
USABaltimore, MDJohns Hopkins University, Wilmer School of Medicine
Dept. of Ophthalmology
MILLER Neil R., MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Uveitis
three months
USABoston, MAMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School
Dept. of Ophthalmology/Cornea
PINEDA Roberto, MDCornea and External Diseasesthree months
USAChicago, ILNew HostUniversity of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois Eye and Ear InfirmaryCHAN Paul R. V., MDGlaucoma
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic
ROP and Pediatric Retina
Vitreoretina
three months
USAIndianapolis, IN Indiana University School of Medicine Dept. of Ophthalmology LIND John, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma

three months
USAIrvine, CAContact cgo@ioff.org for details University of California in Irvine, Gavin Herbert Eye InstituteKUPPERMAN Baruch, MD
USAJacksonville, FLMAYO Clinic College of Medicine Dept. of OphthalmologyDORAIRAJ Syril, MDGlaucoma
Ocular Oncology
three months
USALos Angeles, CADavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Stein Eye and Doheny Eye InstitutesCOLEMAN Anne L., MD, PhDCataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Microbiology/Ocular Oncology/Pathology
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
three months
USAMiami, FLBascom Palmer Eye InstituteANSARI Zubair, MDCataract Surgery
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Retinoblastoma
Vitreoretina
three months
USAOklahoma City, OKUniversity of Oklahoma, Dean McGee Eye Institute
SHAH Vinay, MDVitreoretinathree months
USAPalo Alto, CAByers Eye Institute at Stanford UniversityNGUYEN Quan Dong, MDCataract Surgery (observership)
Cornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology
Oculoplastic
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Uveitis
Vitreoretina
one year
USAPhiladelphia, PAWills Eye Hospital Ocular Oncology ServiceSHIELDS Carol, MDOcular Oncologythree months
USAPortland, OROregon Health & Science University Casey Eye InstituteWINTHROP Kevin, MDCornea and External Diseases
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology Oculoplastic
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Uveitis
three months
USASacramento, CANEW HOST University of California, Ernest E. Tschannen Eye InstituteMANNIS Mark J., MDCornea and External Diseases
Vitreoretina
three months
USASalt Lake City, UTJohn A. Moran Eye Center ‐ University of Utah Global Outreach DivisionMCCOY LoriCataract Surgery (observership)
Glaucoma
Medical Retina
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Vitreoretina
three months
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