Ledbetter, Eric

Dr. Ledbetter is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and a Professor of Comparative Ophthalmology at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine where he also serves as the Ophthalmology Section Chief. After graduating from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, he completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and a comparative ophthalmology residency at Cornell University, where he joined the faculty in 2006.

Dr. Ledbetter’s research interests include in vivo ocular imaging techniques, ocular infectious disease, and ocular surface disease. In addition to research and teaching endeavors, Dr. Ledbetter provides clinical ophthalmology services within Cornell University’s Companion Animal and Equine & Farm Animal Hospitals. He is a frequently invited speaker at national and international conferences and has published over a hundred peer-reviewed journal articles, review articles, and book chapters.