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Lansing Ophthalmology, P.C.

Sparrow Location

MSU Neurology Clinical Center



Site 1:  ON HOLD_ INACTIVE 2014-2015

        1200 E. Michigan Avenue

        Ste 110

        Lansing, MI 48910

        Phone:517-364-5875 (Sparrow)

         517-337-1668 (Main)

        Fax:517-364-5877 (Sparrow)

                  517-337-1779 (Main)


Site 2:   ON HOLD- Checking. . .8/1/13

        MSU Clinical Center A - 217
        Department of Neurology/
        801 Service Rd.
        East Lansing, MI 48824
        Phone: 517-353-8122
        Fax:  517-432-9414










Type of Practice: OD/MD satellite practice (LO) and neuro-ophthalmology (MSU Clinical Center)




Lansing Ophthalmology eye care center is dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the quality of life for our patients through state of the art eye care services.


To support the mission of Michigan State University and the success of its students by enhancing personal health, removing barriers to academic achievement and promoting a healthy learning environment.


The MSU Neurology Clinical Center is the principal practice site for faculty and resident ambulatory primary care and outpatient consulting services. The facility is designed solely for the delivery of ambulatory care and offers a variety of health services including resident outpatient clinics, general medicine faculty clinics, subspecialty clinics, onsite physical therapy, and laboratory and radiological services including magnetic resonance imaging. The Clinical Center houses an onsite pharmacy, nurse practictioner offices, conference rooms, a computer learning lab, and state-of-the-art EMR with wireless Internet access throughout the facility.


Number of MCO Students per Rotation: 1 (Rotation 2 and 3 only)

Orientation Instructions:

You should contact Dr. Comparoni 6 weeks prior to the beginning of your rotation to verify dates, times, directions, parking, and any other instructions. Report to the above address at 8:00 the first day of the rotation for orientation to policies, clinical protocol, administrative procedures, etc. Completion of Hepatitis B series is required (unless waiver is signed) and annual TB testing must be completed. BE CERTAIN TO TAKE YOUR CURRENT CPR CRD, TB TEST RESTULTS CARD, AND HEP B (OR WAIVER FORM) TO EACH OF YOUR ROTATION SITES.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at (231) 591-2202 (Elizabeth Spedoske, Assistant Dean’s Office) or (231) 591-3703 (Dr. David Durkee,
Interim Director of Externships).




    Contact Person: 
            Lori Comparoni, O.D.



     MSU Neurology Clinical Teaching Faculty:  
            David Kaufman, D.O.

      Other Clinical Mentors:
Christopher Glisson,

      Sunita Yedavally M.D.

      Eric Eggenberger, D.O.

      Jessica Cameron, O.D.

    Support Staff: 2 Opticians, 1 Optometric Technician/Assistant, 1 Receptionist




    Operating Hours:


            Clinical Center: 
Monday through Thursday:7:30 am. to 6:00 pm.

Lansing Ophthalmology
                M,Th,F: 8:00am-6:00pm

     T: 7:30am-6:00pm

     W: 10:00am-7:00pm

     Sat: 9:00am-12:00pm



    Hours of direct patient care for extern per day: 8-10


    Number of patients seen by extern per day: 8 Lansing Ophthalmology and 2-3 at MSU Neurology Clinical Center


Dr. David Kaufman

Educational Objectives:

Lansing ophthalmology:


MSU Neurology Clinical Center: 


Scope of the Externship:

* Average Number of Patient Examinations 

Rotation 2 = 141

Rotation 3 = 237



* Average Number of Patient Examinations 

Rotation 2 = 186

Rotation 3 = 332



* Average Number of Patient Examinations 

Rotation 2 = 239

Rotation 3 = 595


* Average Number of Patient Examinations 

Rotation 2 = 385

Rotation 3 = 377




*Average Number of Patient Examinations

Rotation 2 = 455

Rotation 3 = 320


PC - Primary Care,  CL - Contact Lens, VT - VT Evaluation, LV - LV Evaluation, PD - Pediatric, OD - Ocular Disease, F/U - F/U to monitor Tx plan, PRE - Pre-op, POST - Post-op, SC - Screening/ total numbers, SU - Surgeries observed





        Not provided by the Facility

        Approximate Cost: $450.00/month





        Time is set aside for clinic/case discussion

        Socratic method of teaching used at MSU Neurology Clinical Center: Daily Grand Rounds type discussions of all cases by optometry interns, medical students and ophthalmology residents.

        Opportunity to observe ophthalmic surgeries and assist insubspecialties in Lansing Ophthalmology Main office.

        Student intern rotates through the MSU Neurology Clinical Center two days per week, Lansing Ophthalmology Sparrow Office two days per week and 1 day per week at Lansing Ophthalmology Main Office. 


Humphrey Visual Field Analyzer Goldmann Projection Perimeter
Fundus Camera Anterior Segment Photographic Biomicroscope
NCT BIO with condensing Lens
Fundus Contact & Non-Contact Lenses Gonisocopy Lenses
Angiography Ultrasound (A-scan, B-scan)
Laser HRT
Photography ICG
Out-Patient Surgery (including Oculo-Plastics) Static Goldmann Perimetry
Electrodiagnostic Testing Custom Lasik
Marco (Nidek) Refracting Stations Wave Scan