Ophthalmology Residency

Department Chairman: Nauman Imami, M.D.
Residency Program Director: David J. Goldman, M.D., M.B.A.
Residency Coordinator: Toni Haddad, C-TAGME

The Department of Ophthalmology offers 5 positions annually for our 3-year, ACGME-accredited residency program. This is in addition to a required 1 year internship in our Transitional Year program with a specifically designed ophthalmology track. Our residents utilize the latest technology and train from the highly skilled clinical staff at Henry Ford Hospital, a nationally renowned specialty care, teaching, and research institution.

We hope this brief website overview will answer many of your questions about the ophthalmology residency program at Henry Ford.

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The residency program at Henry Ford Hospital is considered to be a premier training site, with extensive clinical and surgical exposure. Our residents benefit from a department that is centered around residency training. The subspecialty immersion and comprehensive exposure allow for residents to obtain competitive fellowships or enter into practice right away.

The program is well suited for a hardworking, team oriented, and versatile individual. Our location offers a diverse patient population and we receive high praise for our training facilities, resources, and commitment to resident education.

Joining our program equates to joining our family.

David J. Goldman, M.D., M.B.A.
Residency Program Director


Henry Ford ophthalmologist, Nauman Imami, MD

The Department of Ophthalmology at Henry Ford Hospital is uniquely positioned to provide excellent residency training due to its unwavering commitment to fostering a supportive and collegial learning environment. Our dedicated faculty members are deeply invested in the growth and success of each resident, ensuring personalized mentorship and guidance throughout their training. This supportive environment not only enhances the educational experience but also promotes a strong sense of camaraderie amongst the residents and faculty creating invaluable life-long relationships.

Located in the heart of Metro Detroit, Henry Ford Hospital offers residents the opportunity to work with a large and diverse patient population. Our state-of-the-art facilities include the most advanced microsurgical training labs, surgical simulators and virtual reality learning systems. Henry Ford Hospital is an ideal place for ophthalmology residents to grow professionally and personally.

Nauman R. Imami, M.D., M.H.S.A.

Mission and vision

The goal of the Henry Ford Hospital Ophthalmology Residency Program is to provide excellent training in a supportive academic environment and to ensure each graduating resident is fully competent to practice comprehensive ophthalmology, committed to lifelong learning and improvement.

Information for Applicants
Interested in applying to one of our programs, call (800) 436-7936.

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