UNM Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery
Ophthalmology Division

UNM School of Medicine
MSC 10 5610
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
> Phone: (505) 272-6120


Meet Our Faculty

Arup Das, MD, PhD

Chief,Opthalmology Division
Professor of Ophthalmology and Cell Biology & Physiology
Vice Chairman of Research, Department of Surgery
Director, Retina Service

Clinical Interests:
Retinal Diseases, Vitreo-retinal diseases and Surgery,Macular Diseases, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration

Robert Avery, MD, PhD

Director, New Mexico Eye Injury Registry
Associate Professor

Clinical Interests:
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Ocular Trauma

Rachel Davis, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Opthalmology Residency Director

Clinical Interests:
Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Dusanka Deretic, PhD

Research Professor

Todd Goldblum, MD

Clinical Interests:
Pediatric Ophthalmology

Amar Joshi, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery
Medical Director, UNMH Eye Clinic

Clinical Interests:
Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery

Linda Rose, MD, PhD

Director, Cornea and External Diseases Service
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests:
Cornea and External Disease, Pterygium Surgery, Cataract Surgery

Kevin Sitko, MD

Assistan Professor
Director, Neuro-Opthalmology Service

Clinical Interests:
Neuro-ophthalmologic diseases, Ischemic optic neuropathy, Optic neuritis, Disorders of ocular motility Double vision, Papilledema, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, Genetic optic neuropathies, Pupillary abnormalities