Ryan D. Walsh, MD

Neurology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology
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As a neuro-ophthalmologist, I specialize in visual issues arising from the brain and its connections with the eyes. I think it is imperative for a physician to be a good listener, as the key to the right diagnosis can often be discovered in the story that only the patient can provide.

As a neuro-ophthalmologist, I specialize in visual issues arising from the brain and its connections with the eyes. I think it is imperative for a physician to be a good listener, as the key to the…
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Dr. Ryan D. Walsh is a board-certified neurologist who is fellowship-trained in neuro-ophthalmology. This subspecialty of both neurology and ophthalmology focuses on disorders of vision and eye movements related to the nervous system. Dr. Walsh earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He then completed a transitional year internship and a neurology residency at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Following his residency, Dr. Walsh pursued subspecialty training, completing a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Walsh joined the Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2012, and he strives to provide professional, compassionate, excellent care to each and every patient he serves.


Diseases & Conditions

Cerebral Causes of Vision Loss
Cranial Nerve Disorders
Double Vision
Eye Movement Abnormalities
Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION)
Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
Optic Nerve Disorders
Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC)

Treatment & Services

Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Diagnosis and Management of Neuro-Ophthalmic Conditions

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Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital


925 North 87th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Eye Institute - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

Georgetown University School of Medicine - Washington - DC - Doctor of Medicine - (2007)

Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville - FL - Internship - (2007-2008)

Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville - FL - Residency, Neurology - (2008-2011)

University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia - Fellowship, Neuro-ophthalmology - (2011-2012)

Board Certifications


Patient Reviews

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My unique situation was handled quickly and professionally.
I received very good care and with dignity.
Dr Walsh and staff were great. All very knowledgeable and answered questions while making me feel comfortable in office.
Very good team work, the assistant was taking notes all the time, especially when the Dr. Was talking.
I am so happy with Dr. Walsh and his associates. I feel very safe in their care.
Dr.Walsh is extremely caring and knowledgeable. I would recommend him to everyone.
Every one was very professional and informative and I had no problem with my visit
Although the doctor wasn't able to do anything more to correct my problem he did refer me to an agency that may be able to work with me to make life easier.
Dr. Walsh was phenomenal. He genuinely cared for my issues and for my questions/concerns moving forward, and gave thorough explanations for anything I didn't understand.
Dr Walsh gave a thorough and understandable explanation of my problem. It was very reassuring. He also made several good suggestions for dealing with my vision loss. He listens a d answers carefully.
Excellent care.
I received good hospitality and very informative answered my questions. The Dr Walsh was very thorough.
Dr Walsh & staff were great. Felt as If I was listend to. My concern was the nurse line at the eye clinic. When I first tried to get an appt to Dr Walsh, I called the eye clinic & was connected to one of the nurses about an appointment. They said they were going to request a referral. It took 3 different calls to them & 3 werks to find out I needed a referral from my current eye dr at the clinic.
Just excellent service overall with Dr. Walsh
Dr. Walsh is always good in taking time to answer questions.
Efficient processes all the way through the visit; from my chart, to staff and understandable possible outcomes. Dr. Walsh rocks.
It was a good experience. Dr. Walsh and his assistant are very professional and make the appointment very worthwhile.
Dr Walsh is FANTASTIC. Each time I see him, I am comforted in knowing he has my best interest in mind. He is very well educated, but makes sure to explain things at my level without talking over my head or making me feel insignificant. He provides a through explanation of the cause of my symptoms, the long-term of these symptoms, and clear treatment options. I would recommend Dr Walsh to anyone, any day of the week!
I hold Dr. Walsh in high regard. He is knowledgeable, compassionate, and thorough. He always makes sure I have an opportunity to ask questions and he addresses them well. I trust Dr. Walsh with my care.
Dr Walsh is an amazing doctor that shows deep care and concerns for me. Through the 8 years I have been going to see him, I have always trusted his judgment and he has never failed me through all of my medical issues.
He really helped me
Dr Walsh always explains things very thoroughly and also asks us if we have other questions. He is respectful.
Good listeners. Gave me a possible solution for my vision problems and I saw an immediate improvement
Dr. Walsh explains everything very clearly and I have a lot of confidence in him. The other staff members were very friendly and helpful.
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