Brendan Girschek, MD, FRCSC, FACS

Medical Education

Saba University School of Medicine; Saba, Netherlands – MD, 2005


Ochsner Clinic Foundation; New Orleans, LA – Internal Medicine, 2006


Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center/Ochsner Clinic Foundation; New Orleans, LA – Ophthalmology, 2009


University of Tennessee Health Science Center / Charles Retina Institute; Memphis, TN – Vitreoretinal Surgery, 2011

Practicing Since



Professional Interests

Medical and surgical management of vitreoretinal diseases (including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions and complex retinal detachments), uveitis and intraocular inflammation, retinopathy of prematurity, neuro-ophthalmology

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology, 2010

Other Certifications

Fellow, The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada-Division of Surgery, 2010

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Retinal Specialists
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Personal Interests

Family, running and literature and fly fishing

Cedar Valley Eye Care

909 E. San Marnan Drive, Waterloo, IA 50702