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Karl C. Golnik, M.D., M.Ed

Professor of Ophthalmology, Interim Chair of Ophthalmology Department

Department
Ophthalmology
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Eye Disease, Neuro-Ophthalmology
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Practice Locations

  • Clifton

    • UC Health Physicians Office (Clifton)

      222 Piedmont Avenue
      Suite 1700
      Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

      Phone: (513) 475-7758
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    • University of Cincinnati Medical Center

      234 Goodman Street
      Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

      Phone: (513) 584-5461
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Bio

Karl Golnik, MD, MEd is a neuro-ophthalmologist at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute; a professor of ophthalmology, neurology and neurosurgery at the Cincinnati Eye Institute and the University of Cincinnati; and professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Louisville. He is also the vice-chair and residency program director of the department of ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati.

Currently, he is director for education for the International Council of Ophthalmology, president-elect of the Joint Commission and Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, chair of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology’s Resident Education Committee and serves on the Board of Directors of the North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society. He has received numerous resident teaching awards and has more than 100 publications in the fields of neuro-ophthalmology and medical education.

Aside from neuro-ophthalmology, Dr. Golnik has a strong interest in medical education; in particular teaching doctors how to teach. Through the International Council of Ophthalmology, he volunteers one week per month traveling internationally and conducting meetings to teach residency program directors how to be more effective educators.

Education

Medical School
John Hopkins University School of Medicine - Baltimore, MD
Residency
University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA
Fellowship
John Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD
Education
Master's Degree, University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology
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