UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute The Viterbi Family Department of Ophthalmology UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute
by name
Afshari, Natalie A. Baxter, Sally L. Borooah, Shyamanga Brown, Stuart I. Camp, Andrew Do, Jiun Ferreyra, Henry A. Freeman, William R. Goldbaum, Michael H. Granet, David B. Haw, Weldon W. Heichel, Chris W. Huang, Alex A. Kikkawa, Don O. Kline, Lanning Korn, Bobby S. Lee, Jeffrey E. Liu, Catherine Y. Moghimi, Sasan Movaghar, Mansoor Nguyen, Thao P. Nudleman, Eric Puig-Llano, Manuel Robbins, Shira L. Rudell, Jolene Savino, Peter J. Scott, Nathan L. Spencer, Doran B. Toomey, Christopher B. Vasile, Cristiana Weinreb, Robert N. Welsbie, Derek S.
by specialty
Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cornea & Cataracts Dry Eye Glaucoma Neuro-Ophthalmology Ocular Oncology Ophthalmic Genetics Ophthalmic Pathology Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Ophthalmology Informatics and Data Science Optometry & Low Vision Pediatric Ophthalmology & Eye Alignment Disorders Refractive Surgery / LASIK Retina & Vitreous Thyroid Eye Clinic Uveitis
by condition
AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration) Cataracts Corneal Conditions Cosmetic Surgery Diabetic Retinopathy Eye Cancer Eye Movement Disorders Glaucoma Hereditary (Genetic) Disorders Low Vision Neuro-Ophthalmic Conditions Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Pediatric Conditions Refractive Errors Retinal Diseases Strabismus (Strabimus) Thyroid Eye Disease Uveitis
About Us Shiley Eye Center

About Us

The Viterbi Family Department of Ophthalmology at the Shiley Eye Institute, UC San Diego is the only academic eye center in the region offering the most advanced treatments across all areas of eye care. Our world class clinicians, surgeons, scientists and staff are dedicated to excellence, and providing the best possible patient care to prevent, treat and cure eye diseases.

Our research is at the forefront of developing new methods for diagnosis and treatments of eye diseases and disorders. In addition to educating the leaders of tomorrow, we are committed to serving the San Diego and global community.

Outpatient Surgical Center

The Shiley Outpatient Surgical Center offers 4 state of the art operating rooms located on the top floor of the Shiley Eye Institute.  Our talented team of anesthesiologists, nurses and staff provide unparalleled and compassionate eye care across all ophthalmic specialties. 

Hamilton Glaucoma Center

The UCSD Hamilton Glaucoma Center offers comprehensive glaucoma diagnostic services and specialized treatment program for glaucoma including optic nerve imaging, anterior segment imaging, functional testing, a 24-hour diagnostic and treatment unit and specialized diagnostic and therapeutic programs.

Jacobs Retina Center

The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Retina Center is home to research projects committed to finding solutions for people of all ages suffering from retina disorders.

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Ratner Children's Eye Center

The Anne F. and Abraham Ratner Children’s Eye Center was opened to meet the needs of the pediatric population and creates an atmosphere that makes children feel more comfortable from the moment they walk in.

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Additional Locations

The Shiley Eye Institute has additional locations at UC San Diego Medical Center – Hillcrest, and most recently our Oculoplastic Clinic has moved to the Perlman Medical Offices.

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UCSD Shiley EyeMobile for Children

Each year more than 100,000 American children go blind needlessly, simply because they did not receive an eye exam.

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Shiley Eye Institute Optical Shop

Shiley Eye Institute Optical Shop, located on the first floor of Shiley, offers a versatile selection of eyeglasses, sunglasses and prescription sunglasses. Some of the popular collections include Boss, Kliik, Nicole Miller, Persol, Prada, Ray Ban, and Silhouette.

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Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

The UC San Diego Viterbi Family Department of Ophthalmology and the Shiley Eye Institute are committed to creating an inclusive environment that celebrates diversity.

Our faculty, staff, and trainees come from a wide range of backgrounds. We are dedicated to creating a welcoming experience for patients from the diverse communities we serve and to promote the advancement of diverse medical professionals.


To make an appointment, call
(858) 534-6290
All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

Clinic Hours

Monday - Friday
7:00am - 5:00pm
7:45am - 2:00pm

Phone Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 2:00pm
Closed on major holidays


9415 Campus Point Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0946

Volunteer Opportunities

Become a volunteer at Shiley Eye Institute, details: UC San Diego Health “Becoming a Volunteer”

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