Arkansas Children's Hospital / University of Arkansas for Medical Science
Little Rock, AR
Posted 1-17-22


We have an excellent position for an orthoptist interested in academics. The Arkansas Children’s Hospital/University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences ophthalmology department comprises five ophthalmologists, two optometrists, and two orthoptists. Our third orthoptist, Beth Colon is moving to Cleveland for family reasons. However, her description of her experience with us is attached to this email.

 We cover all subspecialties including complicated strabismus (children and adults), pediatric glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, retina, as well as cataracts.

 Advantages of this position include:

  • Excellent work environment with friendly physicians and staff.
  • Interesting patients – if it exists, we see it!
  • Research time – you will have a day without patient care to work on research projects.
  • Funded meetings – we encourage and fund your participation in meetings including AAO, AAPOS, PEDIG, regional meeting and more.
  • Participation in PEDIG. 


The orthoptist is a member of the team and encouraged to participate in grand rounds and all other academic activities.

 This is a unique opportunity for an orthoptist interested in academics.

 We would love to have you visit and see for yourself!

 For more information, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 Cell phone (501)-772-4564.

Email: [email protected]