Courtney Hellman, MD

Dr. Hellman is a specialist in glaucoma treatment and diseases of the retina, including injections and lasers for macular degeneration and diabetes.  A native of Omaha, Dr. Hellman received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Colorado. She received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). After completing a one-year internship in internal medicine and a three-year residency program in ophthalmology at UNMC, Dr. Hellman completed a glaucoma fellowship at UNMC in June 2003 and a vitreoretinal disease and surgery fellowship in June 2004. She joined Midwest Eye Care in August 2004.

Dr. Hellman is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She provides volunteer services for the One World Health Center, the Hope Outreach Medical Coalition, and Mission Cataract.

Dr. Hellman announced her retirement from Midwest Eye Care in late October 2017.  Patients who had scheduled appointments Dr. Hellman after December 15, 2017 will be contacted by MEC’s call center to make a new appointment with another MEC doctor.


Curriculum Vitae

Courtney Frances Hellman, M.D.
4353 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
(402) 552-2020

College: Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1990-1992

University of Colorado, Boulder, Bachelor of Science, 1992 – 1994

Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Doctor of Medicine, 1998

Internship: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Internal Medicine, 1998-1999

Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Ophthalmology, 1999-2002

Glaucoma Fellowship, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2002-2003
Vitreoretinal Fellowship, University of Nebraska Medical Center/Midwest Eye Care, 2003-2004

Board Certified:
American Board of Ophthalmology, June 2006

Medical Licensure:
Nebraska #22444
Iowa #35660

Employment History:
July 2004 – Present
Shareholder Ophthalmologist, Midwest Eye Care, P.C.

Academic Appointments:
Clinical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, July 2002-present

Hospital Affiliations:
Alegent Immanuel Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Alegent Mercy Hospital, Council Bluffs, IA
Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hospital, Council Bluffs, IA
NHS Clarkson Memorial Hospital, Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Nebraska Association of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Nebraska Medical Association
Metro Omaha Medical Society
American Medical Association