(319) 235-5390

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

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

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

Personal Interests

Family, running and literature and fly fishing

Practicing Since



Cedar Valley Eye Care

909 E San Marnan Dr., Waterloo, IA 50702

319-233-2020 Phone:

319-234-1939 Fax:

Cedar Falls

1409 W 1st St., Cedar Falls, IA 50613

319-268-2020 Phone: