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Faculty and Residents

For the Optometry Residency

The Optometry staff at Children's Mercy Kansas City includes full-time pediatric optometrists, ophthalmologists and other subspecialty ophthalmologists who provide care.


Program Director

Christina Twardowski, OD
Director, Optometry Services; Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Fellowship Coordinator

Sydney Noller, BBA


Jourdan Valkner, OD


Faculty and Staff

Meet the team from the Department of Ophthalmology.