Robert J. Derick, M.D.


Cataracts, Comprehensive Eye Care, Glaucoma


Columbus Ophthalmology Associates

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Get to Know Dr. Derick

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Robert Derick has conducted glaucoma research and clinical services at The Ohio State University for ten years prior to joining Columbus Ophthalmology Associates in 2000. He lectures and presents glaucoma patient case studies throughout the Midwest to other ophthalmologists and optometrists, and has conducted many research projects for major ophthalmic pharmaceutical companies.

A caring philanthropist at heart, Dr. Derick has taken his medical expertise across borders to help restore vision on medical mission trips to Nicaragua, Jamaica, and India. Married to his medical school sweetheart, Dr. Derick is the proud father of two girls, loves to hike with his family, and has run over 10 marathons and competed in four Ironman races.

  • Education and Training
  • Memberships and Affiliations
  • Honors and Awards
Education and Training
  • Bachelor of Science Degree
    University of Notre Dame
    Graduate with highest honors
  • Medical Degree
    University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Graduate with honors
  • Ophthalmology Residency, Chief Resident
    The Ohio State University
  • Glaucoma Fellowship
    Johns Hopkins University, Wilmer Eye Institute
Memberships and Affiliations
  • American Board of Ophthalmology
    Board Certified Member
  • American Glaucoma Society
Honors and Awards
  • Voted “The Best Doctors in America”, 1998 – Present

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