Our Resident Alumni

We are proud of those who have completed the residency program at the Dean McGee Eye Institute (DMEI)/University of Oklahoma (OU) Department of Ophthalmology. Their focus and determination moved them through one of the top residency programs in the country. Now, whether in private practice, an academic setting, or a fellowship program, they are making their way in the field of ophthalmology and establishing themselves as leaders. 

DMEI/OU Alumni Reception – AAO 2024

When: Saturday, October 19
                 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Chicago, Illinois

(More information to come.) 


Graduates of 2023

Brayden R. Barrientez, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmologist – Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Tyler C. Friske, MD

Private Practice – Colorado

Christian A. Leal, MD

Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship – Emory University

Cynthia K. McClard, MD, PhD
Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship – Cincinnati Eye Institute

Rupin N. Parikh, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship – University of Iowa

Graduates of 2022

J. Christian Berry, MD

Alamo City Eye Physicians – San Antonio, Texas

Kristen N. Collister, MD, MPH

Samaritian’s Purse International Relief World Medical Mission

Farzad Jamshidi, MD, PhD

Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship – University of Iowa

Andrew R. Osborn, MD

Missouri Eye Institute – Springfield, MO

Jacob D. Warmath, MD

Keesler Air Force Base – Biloxi, MS 

Graduates of 2021

Shehzad Y. Batliwala, DO

EyeCare Associates of South Tulsa – Tulsa, OK
Victoria A. Bugg, MD

Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma

Andrew H. Huck, MD

The Eye Center of Southern Indiana – Bloomington, Indiana

Douglas H. Jin, MD

Two-year Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellow – University of Iowa

Alice Y. Kim, MD

Private Practice – Los Angeles, California

Graduates of 2020

David R. Griffin, MD

Utah Eye Centers – Pleasant Grove, Utah

Brett M. Gudgel, MD

Eye Health Northwest – Portland, Oregon

Finny T. John, MD

Vision Surgery Consultants, P.A. – Wichita, Kansas

Gerta Mane, MD

Cataract & Laser Institute – Maumee, Ohio

Graduates of 2019

J. Russell Burks, MD

The Little Rock Eye Clinic – Little Rock, Arkansas

Valerie L. Lobodiak, MD

Triad Eye Institute – Tulsa, Oklahoma

Kyle A. Rogers, MD

Enid Eye, Inc. – Enid, Oklahoma

Vincent D. Venincasa, MD

Sweeney Eye Associates – Sunnyvale, Texas

Graduates of 2018

Joshua F. Hendrix, MD

Professional Eye Associates – Dalton, Georgia

Christina M. Lippe, MD

Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania, PC – Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

Andrew T. Melson, MD

Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma

Jason C. Smart, MD

Cache Valley Eye Associates – Logan, Utah

Graduates of 2017

Clifton C. Fay Jr., MD

Berg Eye Group – Albany, Georgia

James C. O’Brien, MD

Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma

Andrew L. Rodenburg, MD

Dakota Eye Institute – Bismarck, North Dakota

Eli Sluch, MD

Central Florida Eye Specialists

Graduates of 2016

James R. Hoffmann, MD

McFarland Eye Center – Little Rock, Arkansas

Jonathan M. Perkins, MD

Retina Center – Lake Charles, Louisiana

Jeremy F. Tan, MD

Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma

Andrew A. Wilson, MD

Athens Eye Doctors and Surgeons – Athens, Georgia

Graduates of 2015

Derek P. Bitner, MD

Wolf Eye Clinic – Des Moines, Iowa

Jared R. Jackson, MD

Eye Care Specialists of Oklahoma – Midwest City, Oklahoma

Evan C. Sussenbach, MD

West Georgia Eye Care Center – Columbus, Georgia

Jonathan P. Walgama, MD

CHRISTUS Health – Longview, Texas

Graduates of 2014

Evan J. Allan, MD

Welch, Allan & Associates – Twin Falls, Idaho

Yasser M. Elshatory, MD, PhD

Eye Surgeons Associates – Bettendorf, Iowa

Blake A. Isernhagen, MD

Retina Associates of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky

Tyler K. Sorensen, MD

Intermountain Healthcare  – Bountiful, Utah

Graduates of 2013

Eldad Adler, MD

Milauskas Eye Institute – California

Andrew K. Bailey, MD

Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma

Jacquelyn A. Jetton, MD, MSc

Emory Eye Center – Atlanta, Georgia

Sean Paul, MD

Austin Face and Body – Austin, Texas

Graduates of 2012

Ore-ofe O. Adesina, MD

Robert Cizik Eye Clinic – Houston, Texas

Adam A. Carver, MD

Mercy Clinic Eye Specialists – Springfield, Missouri

Annie Y. Chan, MD

Lake Austin Eye – Austin, Texas

Ronald P. Hobbs, MD

Arizona Retina Associates – Mesa, Arizona

Graduates of 2011

Ben J. Harvey, MD

Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma

Kevin A. Kerr, MD

Eye Care Consultants – Stephenville, Texas

Paul S. Tlucek, MD

Retina Northwest, P.C. – Portland, Oregon

Graduates of 2010

Dan Brooks, MD

Private Practice – Boise, Idaho

Annie Moreau, MD

Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma

Byron Wilkes, MD

McFarland Eye Care – Little Rock, Arkansas

Graduates of 2009

Jake P. Bostrom, MD

Palmetto Eye & Laser Center – Boiling Springs, South Carolina

Eric S. Guglielmo, MD

Private Practice – Spokane, Washington

Allyson D. Schmitt, MD

East Tennessee Children’s Hospital – Knoxville, Tennessee

Graduates of 2008

Gene W. Chen, MD

Private Practice – Crestview, Florida

Matthew Traynor, MD

Premier Eye Care of Eastern Idaho – Idaho Falls, Idaho

Scott M. Guess, MD

Rocky Mountain Eye Center – Missoula, Montana

Graduates of 2007

Eugene Eng, MD

Eye Care & Surgery – Roanoke, Virginia

Joshua Fullmer, MD

Premier Eye Care of Eastern Idaho – Rexburg, Idaho

Gregory D. Kiblinger, MD

EyeCare Associates of East Texas – Tyler, Texas

Graduates of 2006

Ensa K. Pillow, MD

VA Medical Center – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Elizabeth R. Waller, MD

Private Practice – Charlotte, North Carolina

Tammy L. Yanovitch, MD, MHSc

Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma

Graduates of 2005

Jeffrey A. Boomer, MD

Vision Surgery Consultants, P.A. – Wichita, Kansas

Silvia McKevitt, MD

Private Practice – Seattle, Washington

Billi Wallace, MD

Associate Professor and Residency Program Director, University of Missouri at Kansas City

Graduates of 2004

Sterling L. Cannon, MD

West Georgia Eye Care Center – Columbus, Georgia

Donald U. Stone, MD

Spokane Eye Clinic – Spokane, Washington