R. Michael Siatkowski, MD


David W. Parke II, MD Endowed Professor
David Ross Boyd Professor
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
Residency Program Director


Clinical Focus
Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, and Strabismus

Special Interests
Amblyopia, eye muscle surgery, retinopathy of prematurity, double vision, and pediatric neuro-ophthalmology

  • MD, Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Residency: St. Francis Medical Center Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship: Neuro-ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, Florida
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 

Dr. Siatkowski graduated from Thomas Jefferson University with distinction and as a junior member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society. He completed residency training in 1991 and fellowship training in 1993. He served on the faculty of the University of Miami from 1993 to 1999, at which time he relocated to the Dean McGee Eye Institute. Dr. Siatkowski is President of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), and Past President of the Program Directors Council of the AUPO; He is an Emeritus Director of the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO), and the Christian Ophthalmology Society (COS), and past Vice Chair for the Ophthalmology Residency Review Committee (RRC) of the ACGME. He has received seven different teaching awards throughout his career. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, has had over two dozen extramural speaking invitations and was the recipient of a Presidential Professorship from the University of Oklahoma in 2008.

Dr. Siatkowski sees both adult and pediatric patients at DMEI, and children at the Eye Clinic at the OU Children’s Physicians building. He is active in the ROP and consulting services at the Children’s Hospital of OU Medical Center. He performs surgery both at the McGee Eye Surgery Center and the hospitals and ASC of OU Medical Center.

Dr. Siatkowski is married to Rhea L. Siatkowski, MD, a cornea and anterior segment surgeon, and they have three children, Abigail, Elizabeth, and Joshua. He is also an experienced classical pianist and has performed in multiple venues for both artistic and charitable events.

From a Grateful Patient...

"Love Dr. Michael Siatkowski, he is so gentle and my saving grace when I get those evil migraines. Thank you for the great care you provide each and every visit!" - Lynn C.

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