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

Arlene Bagga, MD

Clinical Interests:
Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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

Shelly Lee, MD

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests:
Retinal Diseases, Vitreo-retinal Diseases and Surgery, Uveitis, Ocular Immunology, Immunotherapeutic Drugs, Macular Diseases, Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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

Timothy Winter, DO

Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Service
Assistant Professor, Adult and Pediatric Neuro-ophthalmology

Clinical Interests:
Neuro-Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology