Dr. Joshua Olson M.D., Ophthalmologist

Dr. Joshua Olson M.D.

Ophthalmologist

200 1ST ST SW ROCHESTER MN, 55905

About

Dr. Olson sees patients in the University of Minnesota General Ophthalmology Clinic. He accepts new patients for surgical evaluations and routine eye care, including cataract evaluations, medical screening exams, glaucoma treatment, dry eye treatment, ptosis (droopy eyelids), temporal artery biopsies, macular degeneration evaluations, and optical prescription updates.

â??I try to treat each of my patients as though they were one of my own family members. I want each of my patients to feel that their concerns are truly heard and that my goal is to find a solution to their problems.â?

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Education and Training

MD at the University of Minnesota

University of Mn Med Sch 2008

Provider Details

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Areas of expertise and specialization

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Regional Public Speaking -

Treatments

  • Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Dry Eye Disease, Ocular Trauma, Medical Retinal Disease (Macular Degeneration, Diabetes, etc.)

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Articles and Publications

    • Olson , J.H., Louwagie, C.R., Diehl, N.N., Mohney, B.G. Congenital esotropia and the risk of mental illness by early adulthood. Ophthalmology. 2012;119(1):145-149.
    • Olson, J.H., Erie, J.C., Bakri, S.J. Nutritional supplementation and age-related macular degeneration. Semin Ophthalmol. 2011;26(3):131-136.
    • Itty, S., Olson, J.H., O??Connell, D.J., Pulido, J.S. Treatment of primary intraocular lymphoma (PIOL) has involved systemic, intravitreal or intrathecal chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy. Retina. 2009;29(3):415-416.

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Supportive Family and strong mentors

Areas of research

    • Dry Eye
    • Ocular GVHD
    • Medical Devices

Teaching and speaking

    • Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS): Update on current devices/techniques,” podium speaker, Regions Hospital 39th Annual Continuing Education for Ophthalmic Medical Personnel, May 13, 2016.
    • “Are you going to use the ‘laser’ for my cataract surgery?” JCAHPO 2016 Continuing Education (CE) Program for ophthalmic medical technicians, April 9, 2016.
    • "MIGS Devices: What’s here and what’s coming down the road" University of Minnesota Lunch & Learn, May 2015
    • "Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS): Expanding the Role of Comprehensive Ophthalmology,” podium speaker, Regions Hospital 38th Annual Continuing Education for Ophthalmic Medical Personnel, May 2015. 
    • "iStent: Expanding the Role of the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist. Tips to Get Started with MIGS,” podium speaker, 28th Annual Harris Visiting Professor Series, University of Minnesota, February, 2015.
    • “Basics of Intraocular Lens Calculations,” podium speaker, Warren Hill Visiting Professor, University of Minnesota, December, 2014.
    • University of Minnesota Cataract and Lens Resident Lecture Series, 2014-present
    • University of Minnesota Ophthalmic Microsurgical Course, 2014-present
    • OKAP Review: Fundamentals in Ophthalmology Review, Feb 2014
    • "Cobb’s Tufts," University of Minnesota Grand Rounds, June 2012
    • "Congenital esotropia is associated with an increased risk of mental illness by early adulthood.” American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology Society, Orlando, Florida 2010.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Rock Climbing

Favorite professional publications

  • Ophthalmology Journal

Dr. Joshua Olson M.D.'s Practice location

University of Minnesota

420 Delaware St SE MMC493 -
Minneapolis, MN 55455
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200 1ST ST SW -
ROCHESTER, MN 55905
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New patients: 507-284-2511

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