Ryan Isom, MD

Dr. Ryan Isom joined Retina and Vitreous Surgeons of Utah after completing residency and fellowship at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida, consistently ranked as the number one eye hospital in the nation. While at Bascom Palmer he served as Chief of Residency and Director of the Ocular Trauma Service. He has published numerous articles relating to medical and surgical treatments for retinal and vitreous disease. His practice interests include management of severe ocular trauma, diabetic retinopathy, complex retinal detachments, macular degeneration, retinopathy of prematurity, and ocular oncology. International service has been an important part of his career, allowing him to travel to other countries to train other doctors and care for patients. Recently he has travelled to Ethiopia and also worked with a team from the University of Miami in Haiti after the earthquake in Port-au-Prince. Dr. Isom is fluent in Spanish and enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and four sons.


Medical School: New York Medical College Valhalla, NY

Internship: Aurora St. Luke’s Hospital Milwaukee, WI

Residency: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Miami, FL

Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Miami, FL