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  • Norman Saffra, MD, FACS
    Chief, Ophthalmology
  • David Kirsch, MD
    Residency Program Director
  • Amber Johnson
    Residency Coordinator
    (718) 869-5365

Nine Positions, Three Years

The St. John’s Ophthalmology Residency Program has initial Accreditation by ACGME.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, as well as the entire Ophthalmology faculty, is committed to ensuring that the educational goals of this program are achieved. Upon successful completion of the residency program, the physician will be qualified to take the Board Certification Examination given by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and/or American Board of Ophthalmology.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

Please review this information carefully and apply through the San Francisco Match (SF Match). Thank you for your interest in our residency program.

If you wish to apply for 4th year audition rotations with St. John’s Episcopal Ophthalmology residency program, please download and complete our Ophthalmology medical student rotation request form. Applications for the 2024-2025 academic cycle will be accepted until April 12, 2024. For questions about medical student rotations, please contact Faazia Baksh at