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Ryan D. Walsh, MD

Ryan D. Walsh, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology

"As a neuro-ophthalmologist, I specialize in visual issues arising from the brain and its connections with the eyes. I think it is imperative for a physician to be a good listener, as the key to the right diagnosis can often be discovered in the story that only the patient can provide. "

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(414) 955-2020




  • Neurology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

Board Certification

  • Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Zablocki VA Medical Center

Patient Ages Seen

  • Adult

Languages Spoken

  • English

Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (AION)
  • Cerebral Causes of Vision Loss
  • Cranial Nerve Disorders
  • Double Vision
  • Eye Movement Abnormalities
  • Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
  • Optic Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC)

Treatments & Services

  • Management of Visual Disorders

Clinic Locations

Eye Institute - Froedtert

925 North 87th Street
Milwaukee WI,  53226
(414) 955-2020
Fax:(414) 955-6300
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Dr. Ryan D. Walsh is a board-certified neurologist who is fellowship-trained in neuro-ophthalmology. This subspecialty of both neurology and ophthalmology focuses on disorders of vision and eye movements related to the nervous system. Dr. Walsh earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He then completed a transitional year internship and a neurology residency at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Following his residency, Dr. Walsh pursued subspecialty training, completing a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Walsh joined the Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2012, and he strives to provide professional, compassionate, excellent care to each and every patient he serves.

Education / Training

  • Doctor of Medicine - Georgetown University School of Medicine - Washington, DC (2007)
  • Internship - Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville, FL (2007-2008)
  • Residency, Neurology - Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville, FL (2008-2011)
  • Fellowship, Neuro-ophthalmology - University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia (2011-2012)