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Leonid Skorin Jr, DO

Dr. Skorin is a Consultant in the Department of Surgery, Community Division of Ophthalmology, at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin, MN and is an assistant professor of ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Dr. Skorin completed his O.D. degree at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago and his D.O. degree at Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (MWUCCOM) in Downers Grove, IL. He did his osteopathic medical/surgical internship in Tulsa, OK, and his ophthalmology residency at Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming, MI. He did a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary in Chicago, IL. Dr. Skorin is a past president of the Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society. He is a Costin Institute Scholar in osteopathic medical education and received the Presidential Achievement Certificate for his medical and surgical mission work in Ukraine from the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology. In 2006 he was awarded the Distinguished Clinician of the Year Award from the Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. In 2016 he was named Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences NP/PA Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program - Educator of the Year. In 2017 the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology awarded him the Governor's Achievement Certificate. Dr. Skorin completed the Mayo Clinic Leadership Development Program in 2010 and a Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership through the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) in Biddeford, ME, in 2011. He completed the American Osteopathic Association Health Policy Fellowship in 2012. In 2020, the 4th edition of his textbook, Ocular Therapeutics Handbook: A Clinical Manual was published by Wolters Kluwer. His next book, The Ophthalmic Laser Handbook is scheduled to be released by Wolters Kluwer in mid-2021.