Rachel Mercer, MD

Dr. Mercer is a specialist in cataract and laser surgery, neuro-ophthalmic disorders, and the medical and surgical treatment of eye disease.

A native of Oklahoma, Dr. Mercer received both her bachelor’s degree in biology and her medical degree from Texas Tech University.  Dr. Mercer completed a one-year internship in internal medicine and a three-year residency in ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.  Dr. Mercer completed her formal medical training with a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at the University of Iowa.

Dr. Mercer is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Curriculum Vitae
RACHEL C. MERCER, M.D.
4353 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
(402) 552-2020

Education:
College:  Texas Tech University, Bachelor of Science in Biology 2007

Medical School:  Texas Tech University, Doctor of Medicine 2011

Internship:  Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, 2011-2012

Residency:  Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, 2012 – 2015

Fellowship:  Neuro-ophthalmology, University of Iowa, 2015-2016

Board Certification:  American Board of Ophthalmology, November 2016

Medical Licensure:
Iowa #42739
Nebraska #29454

Employment History:
September 2016 – Present
Physician, Midwest Eye Care, P.C.
Omaha, NE

Hospital Affiliations:
CHI Mercy Hospital
CHI Immanuel Hospital
Jennie Edmundson Hospital
Midwest Eye Surgery Center
Nebraska Medicine
Nebraska Methodist Hospital
Nebraska Orthopedic Hospital

Professional Organizations:
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
American Medical Association
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Academic Awards and Honors
Alpha Omega Alpha, Senior Membership 2010
Mary Elizabeth Ramier Fellowship from the National Mortar Board Foundation, 2007
School of Medicine Endowed Scholarship Recipient, 2007- 2011
School of Medicine Dean’s Ambassador, 2008- 2011
TTUHSC Medical Student Summer Research Program, July-August 2008
Mortar Board, President, Texas Tech University, 2006-2007
President’s Endowed Scholar, Texas Tech University, 2003-2007
Honors College, Texas Tech University, 2003-2007
President’s list, Texas Tech University, 2003-2007

Presentations
“The Green Tumor” Mayo Clinic Ophthalmology Grand Rounds 1/20/14.

Mayo Medical School Surgical Interest Group, Panelist 2/7/14.

“Hyperviscosity Syndrome” Professor Alan C. Bird visiting lecturer, case presentation, Mayo Clinic Ophthalmology 9/17/13.

“Ophthalmic Changes in HELLP Syndrome” Mayo Clinic Ophthalmology Grand Rounds 8/26/13.

“Immunogammopathy Retinopathy” Mayo Clinic Ophthalmology Grand Rounds 4/23/13.

Accidents Happen” Mayo Clinic Ophthalmology Grand Rounds 10/29/12.