UNM Eye Center
UNM Eye Center

MSC 10 8000
1600 University Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Brick Building at NE corner of street light

Phone: (505) 272-2553
Fax: (505)925-4785

Robert Avery, M.D., Ph.D.


Medical Director, UNMH Eye Clinic
Director, New Mexico Eye Injury Registry
Associate Professor

Clinical Specialty:

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Ocular Trauma


  • Doctor of Medicine,
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Neuroscience)
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • Residency (Internal Medicine)
    University of Washington
  • Residency (Ophthalmology)
    University of Wisconsin


American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • New Mexico Ophthalmological Society, (NMOS)
  • American Society of Ocular Trauma
  • Instructor at Harvard Medical School Intensive Cataract Surgery Course


  • Teacher of the Year Award, University of Pittsburgh
  • Outstanding Clinical Instructor Award, University of Wisconsin
Bob Avery, MD

Robert "Bob" Avery, MD, PhD.