Jane C. Edmond, MD
Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmologist, UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children's
Pediatric Ophthalmologist, UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children's
Baylor College of Medicine, MD
The University of Texas at Austin, BA, Biology
Internship, Internal Medicine, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, Cullen Eye Institute/Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine
Jane C. Edmond, MD, is a board-certified pediatric ophthalmologist and pediatric neuro-ophthalmologist in UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s, a clinical partnership between Dell Children's Medical Center and UT Health Austin. She specializes in adult and pediatric strabismus and the medical and surgical management of pediatric neuro- ophthalmic conditions. Additionally, Dr. Edmond is a professor and the Chair of the Dell Medical School Department of Ophthalmology. She also serves as the Director of the Dell Medical School’s Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute and holds the Wong Family Distinguished University Chair at The University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Edmond earned her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society, and her bachelor’s in biology from The University of Texas at Austin, where she graduated summa cum laude with special honors in zoology and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society. She completed an internship in internal medicine at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine, a residency in ophthalmology at Cullen Eye Institute/Baylor College of Medicine, a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and a second fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Edmond’s clinical and research interests include complex eye misalignment in children and adults, pediatric neuro-ophthalmology, the ophthalmic impact of craniosynostosis, and pediatric brain tumors. She has authored 39 peer-reviewed publications and 9 book chapters and has delivered 60 national lectures, 13 international lectures, and 12 keynote/visiting professor presentations. She is passionate about educating pediatric ophthalmologists on the national level as well as Dell Medical school ophthalmology residents and looks forward to shaping the next generation of physician leaders. To date, she has trained over 200 residents from the ophthalmology departments of Baylor College of Medicine, Wills Eye Hospital/Jefferson Medical College, and Scheie Eye Institute/University of Pennsylvania in addition to 49 pediatric and neuro-ophthalmology fellows. She currently serves as an adjunct professor for the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology. She has served in many leadership roles within the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS). She formerly served as a Trustee at Large for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Board of Trustees and has chaired the following AAO committees: Lifelong Education for the Ophthalmologist (LEO)/MOCEC Committee, Awards Committee, and Membership Advisory Committee. She has also served as the Director of the AAO Subspecialty Day in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and as faculty for the AAO’s “Basic and Clinical Science Course, Section 6: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.” She formerly served as President of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) as well as the Director at Large for the AAPOS Board of Directors, the AAPOS Councilor to the AAO, and a member of the editorial board for the Journal of AAPOS.
Dr. Edmond is a pediatric neuro-ophthalmologist with UT Health Austin.
- Adult and pediatric strabismus (eye misalignment)
- Abnormal eye movements/nystagmus
- Cortical vision impairment
- Craniofacial disorders
- Idiopathic intracranial hypertension/pseudotumor cerebri
- Pediatric neuro-ophthalmic conditions
- The American Board of Ophthalmology
Awards & Honors
- Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Honor Award, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
- Life-Long Education for the Ophthalmologist Continuing Education Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Outstanding Female Leader in Ophthalmology Award, MillenialEYE
- Secretariat Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Secretariat Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology Member Services
- Secretariat Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology Communications
- Senior Achievement Award, American Academy of
- Senior Honor Award, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
- Wong Family Distinguished University Chair, The University of Texas at Austin