Melanie Schmitt, MD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Director of the Pediatric Inherited Retinal Degeneration Clinic; Co-Director, Ocular Genetics Program


Phone: (608) 263-5511

2870 University Avenue
Suite 102
Madison, WI 53705

Melanie Schmitt, MD

BS 2003, Genetics, University of Wisconsin – Madison
MD 2009, Doctor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Residency 2009-2013, Ophthalmology, Beaumont Eye Institute, Royal Oak, MI
Fellowship 2013-2014, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, The Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Melanie Schmitt specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus. Dr. Schmitt is particularly interested in the study of retinal dystrophies and retinal findings associated with mitochondrial diseases. Dr. Schmitt has a retinal dystrophy clinic once a month at the University Station Eye Clinic in which she sees adults and children with inherited retinal degenerations.

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