University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Dr. KirkpatrickChristopher A. Kirkpatrick, MD

Dr. Kirkpatrick is an ophthalmologist with Davis Duehr Dean Ophthalmology in Madison, Wisconsin.

He was a Resident at the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, graduating in June of 2016.

He became a member of the EyeRounds Board in June of 2014 and served as Chief Medical Editor of EyeRounds during the 2015-2016 academic calendar year.


  • BS, Biology, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington
  • MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City

Post-Graduate Education

  • Ophthalmology Residency, the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Articles

  1. Kirkpatrick CA, Shah SS, Goins KM, Allen RC. Lattice Corneal Dystrophy Type II – Meretoja’s Syndrome: A 68-year-old female presents with progressive decline in vision and glare. August 21, 2013; available from
  2. Kirkpatrick CA, Thurtell MJ. Ocular Tilt Reaction: 53-year-old female complaining of vertical diplopia following a stroke and found to have a skew deviation, fundus torsion, and torticollis. Dec 31, 2014; Available from:
  3. Perry CB, Kirkpatrick CA, Beebe JM, Thurtell MJ. Sagging eye syndrome. Feb 9, 2015; Available from
  4. Kirkpatrick CA, Scott WE. Monofixation Syndrome: 11-year-old female referred after inability to improve vision with refraction in the left eye. Feb 23, 2015; Available from:
  5. Kirkpatrick C, Klauer T. How to Perform a Basic Cover Test in Ocular Misalignment or Strabismus [video]. April 24, 2015; Available from:
  6. Kirkpatrick CA, Oetting TA. Contributing to EyeRounds: A guideline for authors. posted August 16, 2015; Available from:
  7. Klauer AJ, Kirkpatrick CA, Thurtell MJ. Cranial Nerve IV (Trochlear Nerve) Palsy: 57-year-old male complaining of vertical diplopia after head trauma. posted Nov. 10, 2015; Available from:
  8. Lenci LT, Sciegienka S, Kirkpatrick CA, Clark TJ, Syed NA, Shriver EM. Malignant Lesions of the External Periocular Tissues Tutorial. posted May 4, 2017; Available from:

* Dr. Kirkpatrick is also a contributor to the EyeRounds Atlas

last updated: 05/04/2017
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