The accelerated scientific and technological advancement of our era, the demand for upright, competent, ethical health practitioners with a humanistic outlook, who are committed to delivering the highest quality medical attention, using cutting-edge technology to manage the population?s health disorders, as well as the need to share, transfer and contribute knowledge to the scientific community through medical education and research, justify the fact that Tec Health, of the Tecnológico de Monterrey System, through its Residency in Ophthalmology Program, has determined in its Mission to focus the educational process on ensuring that our graduate students acquire knowledge and develop the skills, attitudes and values that prepare them to be upright, ethical individuals committed to the transformation and development of their community and who also act as agents of change to enhance each and every aspect of health in the field of their specialty, competing internationally, while contributing knowledge to the area. Diagnostic methodologies and surgical equipment are constantly being modified to benefit the care of patients with eye diseases. This has driven the institution to place particular importance on ongoing medical education, knowledge and diagnostic technique transfer and update, and the preparation of visual health human resources who are committed to providing their community with the best ophthalmological care. The infrastructure of the Multicentric Ophthalmology Program comprises diverse hospital and healthcare settings, with a first-class Ophthalmology Department that seeks to remain at the forefront of the major scientific and technological advancements of the past decade in this area. It uses a competency-based, patient-centered educational model, with well-structured academic and research programs and processes offered by specialist physicians, with teacher training, who converge within a framework of medical attention.

The aim of the Residency in Ophthalmology of Tecnológico de Monterrey is to train exceptional Ophthalmologists, who care for the visual health and ocular diseases of the population, according to the highest quality and safety standards, in public and private inpatient and outpatient settings. It also seeks to prepare individuals with integrity and a humanistic outlook and spirit of service in their clinical, teaching and research practice, while strictly adhering to ethical principles and the standards of professional practice. Ophthalmologists who graduate from this institution are outstanding leaders in both local and international settings, who contribute to generating innovation in diagnostic and therapeutic methods and techniques, as well as to implementing prevention and early detection programs for ocular diseases that are relevant in the general population.

The Ophthalmology Program targets academically outstanding Medicine graduates with a specific vocation for this specialty who have the following attributes: capacity to use their understanding of basic, clinical and social sciences as the foundation for their medical practice; clinical skills; management of diagnostic and therapeutic resources; health promotion and disease prevention; effective communication; skills to manage printed and electronic information; reasoning, clinical judgment and decision-making skills; self-directed learning; proficiency in English; personal development, incorporation of attitudes and ethical bases; vocation and capacity for study. For admission to the Residency in Ophthalmology of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences of Tecnológico de Monterrey, candidates must satisfactorily meet all the graduate admissions requirements of Tecnológico de Monterrey and of the Ministry of Health.

Comply with the comprehensive evaluation required in the admission process, through an interview conducted by the admissions committee of the graduate program. In addition, the following is necessary:

  1. Simple copy of the Bachelor´s degree Certificate where the following information is indicated:
    1. The overall GPA.
    2. Completion date of all the subjects of the study plan.
  2. Simple copy of the Bachelor´s degree.
  3. Motivation letter or essay in which the candidate explains the reasons for his or her interest in the program, his or her potential contribution to it and the area in which he or she wishes to develop professionally.
  4. Curriculum vitae.
  5. Two letters of recommendation in the institutional format, from employers or professors.
  6. Obtain at least 550 points in the adaptive version of the Postgraduate Studies Admission Test (PAEP) or its equivalent in other exams authorized by the Institution.
  7. Obtain at least 550 points in the TOEFL exam or its equivalent in the other exams authorized by the Institution as an instrument for assessing the sufficiency of English language proficiency.
  8. Submit a file with the result of the ENARM Exam and psychometric exam.

*The admission process may change without prior notice from the Admissions Committee

**Admission is the first step: then you can enroll in your graduate program of interest.


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4 years





On completing the program, students will be able to:

  • Apply the most up-to-date medical knowledge of Ophthalmology to the comprehensive care of patients with ocular problems, with ethics, professionalism and a humanistic outlook.
  • Perform surgical procedures to attend to the principal ophthalmological problems prevailing in the community, such as cataracts, strabismus, refractive surgery and retinal laser surgery, assuring quality care and patient safety.
  • Evaluate the ocular, systemic and external conditions of each patient and of the community, to achieve the best ocular and visual health.
  • Collaborate in multidisciplinary teams in the prevention and early detection of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and visual problems in children, among other ocular diseases.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that facilitate the effective exchange of information and good relations with patients and colleagues.
  • Contribute to the development of Ophthalmology through the consolidation of research and teaching skills.


Alejandro Rodríguez García, miembro del SNI-II
Andrea Rangel Padilla, candidata a MSc.
Angelina Espino Barros Palau, candidata a PhD.
Caroline Guerrero de Ferrán
David Arturo Ancona Lezama, candidato a PhD.
Denise Loya García, PhD.
Héctor José Morales Garza, PhD.
Jaime Torres Gómez
Jorge Eugenio Valdez García, PhD, miembro del SNI-I
José Alberto Nava García, PhD
José Carlos Álvarez Guzmán, candidato a PhD.
Juan Homar Páez Garza, director del programa
Julio César Hernández Camarena, PhD, miembro del SNI-I
Patricio José Rodríguez Valdés
Pedro Mario González Madrigal
Sara González Godinez, candidata PhD.
Yolanda Macías Rodríguez