Duke University Medical Center once again celebrates a high ranking overall with several departments ranking in the Top 10 nationwide.  The Department of Ophthalmology continues to climb in the rankings now at #7 nationwide – expecting to climb further with the research underway in the AERIRuth and Hy Albert Eye Research Institute and the anticipated Hudson Family Clinical Eye Institutute.   Alan N. Carlson, M.D. and several of his colleagues are listed in Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors in the Southeast, and Best Doctors in North Carolinahttp://health.usnews.com/top-doctors/alan-carlson-ophthalmologist-99CC000492