Department Faculty

Department Administration

  • Douglas Rhee, MD

    Douglas Rhee, MD

    Professor and Chair
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Director
    Eye Institute
    University Hospitals of Cleveland
    Division Chief
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    UH Ahuja Medical Center

    Email: douglas.rhee@uhhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.844.8590

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

  • Portrait of Irina Pikuleva

    Irina Pikuleva, PhD

    Carl F. Asseff Professor and Vice Chair for Research
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Member
    Developmental Therapeutics Program
    Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Professor
    Cardiovascular Research Institute

    Email: irina.pikuleva@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.3823

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

    Secondary appointment - Pharmacology

  • Jonathan Lass, MD

    Jonathan Lass, MD

    Charles I Thomas Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: jonathan.lass@uhhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.844.8608

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

    Secondary appointment - Population/Quantitative Health Sciences

  • Loretta Szczotka-Flynn

    Loretta Szczotka-Flynn, DO, PhD

    Searle-Huang Professor and Director, Vision Research Coordinating Center
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Director
    Contact Lens Service
    UH Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Vision Research Coordinating Center
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Email: loretta.szczotka@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.3609

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

    Secondary appointment - Population/Quantitative Health Sciences

  • Beth Ann Benetz, MA, CRA, FOPS

    Beth Ann Benetz, MA, CRA

    Professor and Scientific Director, Eye Image Analysis Reading Center
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: beth.benetz@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.3615

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

Basic Science Faculty

  • Beth Ann Benetz, MA, CRA, FOPS

    Beth Ann Benetz, MA, CRA

    Professor and Scientific Director, Eye Image Analysis Reading Center
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: beth.benetz@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.3615

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

  • Shigemi Matsuyama

    Shigemi Matsuyama, DVM, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Pathology
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Pharmacology
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Hematology and Oncology
    Department of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Division of General Medical Sciences
    Associate Professor
    Case Western Reserve University
    Associate Professor
    Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Email: sxm193@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.5832

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

    Other appointments - Pharmacology, Pathology, General Medical Science, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Paul Park, PhD

    Paul Park, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: paul.park@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2533

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

    Other appointments - Pharmacology, Biochemistry

  • Portrait of Irina Pikuleva

    Irina Pikuleva, PhD

    Carl F. Asseff Professor and Vice Chair for Research
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Member
    Developmental Therapeutics Program
    Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Professor
    Cardiovascular Research Institute

    Email: irina.pikuleva@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.3823

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

    Secondary appointment - Pharmacology

  • Headshot of female, Patricia R. Taylor, smiling

    Patricia R. Taylor, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

    Email: patricia.r.taylor@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.5821

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

    Research Health Scientist, Cleveland VA Medical Center

Clinical Faculty

  • Jonathan Lass, MD

    Jonathan Lass, MD

    Charles I Thomas Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: jonathan.lass@uhhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.844.8608

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

    Secondary appointment - Population/Quantitative Health Sciences

  • Warren Sobol, MD

    Warren Sobol, MD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: warren.sobol@uhhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.844.3601

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

    Chief of Surgical Retina Service, Cleveland VA Medical Center

  • Loretta Szczotka-Flynn

    Loretta Szczotka-Flynn, DO, PhD

    Searle-Huang Professor and Director, Vision Research Coordinating Center
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Director
    Contact Lens Service
    UH Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Vision Research Coordinating Center
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Email: loretta.szczotka@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.3609

    Primary appointment - Ophthalmology

    Secondary appointment - Population/Quantitative Health Sciences