Cornell University


Clinical Service Overview

Service: VTMED 5608 Ophthalmology Service
Reporting Time (for first day of rotation): 7:45am
Reporting Location: Ophthalmology Rounds Room, C2-112A Companion Animal Hospital
Service Hours: Approximately 8:00 am - 6:30 pm (M-F); as needed on weekends. After hours treatment on-call posted in Ophtho Rounds Room
Service Phone Number: 3-3194 or 3-3195
Advance Reading (or Video Review) Required: Students are required to review their Block V Ophthalmology notes.
Section Chief: Dr. Thomas Kern
Faculty Members: Dr. Nita Irby, Dr. Thomas Kern, Dr. Eric Ledbetter
Residents: Dr. Michele Edelmann, Dr. Lucien Vallone
Technical and Support Staff: Jenni Cirbus (LVT), Linda Caveney (LVT), Paul Ebner (LVT)
Emergency Duty Roster: The weekend non-ophthalmology emergency shifts are posted on the SA ICU board and E/CC Rotation Schedule
Individual Preparing Emergency Duty Roster: Ms. Rosemary Adessa, 3-3157 (
Special Clothing Needed: White lab jacket, scrubs
Professional attire and name badges are required.
Instruments or Special Equipment Needed: Pen light, stethoscope
Additional Comments: Students are required to read Comparative Optho Service - Students-2013, found in the documents and resources section of
Questions, revisions and updates to the ‘Clinical Service Overview Sheet’ should be directed to Rosemary Adessa