Retina Specialist Joins Watertown Regional Medical Center Staff

(Watertown) Watertown Regional Medical Center recently announced that a retina specialist has joined their medical staff. Dr. Ryan Vogel provides comprehensive treatments for retinal diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal tears, macular holes, vitreous floaters, and retinal detachment.

Vogel received his medical degree from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. After graduating, he completed an ophthalmology residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He then traveled to Baltimore, Maryland to complete his surgical and medical retina fellowship training at Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute.

The hospital’s CEO Richard Keddington says the addition of advanced retina surgery highlights the advanced care their facilities provide to the people of Watertown and surrounding communities.

Watertown Regional Medical Center has also added an eICU for increased access to critical care doctors, robotic surgery with the daVinci robot, an in-house laser to perform laser eye procedures, and interventional cardiologists for 24/7 heart attack care.