Future Students & Residents | Academic Programs

External Programs

UHCO affiliated residency programs in Ocular Disease, Refractive and Ocular Surgery and Primary Eye Care are available at external sites.

All external residency programs (Albuquerque VA, Eye Center of Texas, Omni Eye Specialists) have admission requirements specific to the agency or site.

All external programs have salary and benefits specific to the site. These details are available under each program.

Please contact the individual sites for additional requirements.


Houston Based Programs

Primary Eye Care | Michael E. Debakey VA Medical Center

Program Type: Primary Eye Care
Program Director: Bhagya Segu, OD, MPH, FAAO

Program Location:
2002 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77030

 (713) 794-8632

  Bhagya.Segu1@va.gov

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Eye Center of Texas

Program Type: Ocular Disease/Refractive and Ocular Surgery
Program Director: Amanda Bachman, O.D.

Program Location: 
6565 West Loop South Suite 650
Houston, Texas 77401

 (713) 797-1010

  (713) 797-6200

  http://www.eyecenteroftexas.com/careers.html

  amandabachman@hotmail.com

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Denver Based Programs

Omni Eye Specialists 

Program Type: Ocular Disease/Refractive and Ocular Surgery
Program Director: Vandi Rimer, O.D.

Program Location:
55 Madison #355
Denver, CO 80206

 (303) 740-5475

  vrimer@spivack.com

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Phoenix Based Programs

The Vision Center of West Phoenix

Program Type: Primary Eye Care
Program Director: Roger Juarez, O.D.

Program Location:
The Vision Center of West Phoenix
9515 W. Camelback Rd., Suite 110
Phoenix, AZ 85037

  (623) 937-1655
  E-Mail: Rjuarez@tvcaz.com

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Albuquerque Based Programs

Albuquerque VA Medical Center

Program Type: Primary Eye Care

Program Director: Suchitra Katiyar, MPH, OD

Program Location:
Albuquerque VA Medical Center
1501 San Pedro, S.E.
Albuquerque, NM 87108-5154  

  Telephone: (505) 265-1711 x5620
  Fax: (505) 256-5743
 E-Mail: Suchitra.Katiyar@va.gov
 Website:http://www.albuquerque.va.gov/

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