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Rachel Mercer, MD

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Dr. Mercer is a specialist in cataract surgery, laser surgery, 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

4353 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
(402) 552-2020

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:

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

“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.

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