Jill S. Anderson, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences

Jill S. Anderson

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-625-6469

Fax 612-624-9337

Office Address:
Park Plaza Building
701 25th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences


MD, University of Minnesota

Residency, University of Minnesota

Fellowship, University of Minnesota

Transitional Internship, Hennepin County Medical Center


Patient Care
Dr. Anderson treats a range of pediatric ophthalmology issues, including pediatric cataracts, glaucoma, retinoblastoma and retinopathy of prematurity. She also is trained in treating complicated cases of both adult and pediatric strabismus.

Awards & Recognition

  • Harry Plotke Award, for resident with outstanding clinical skills, compassion and concern for the patient, 2002
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Minnesota Medical School, 1999


Research Summary/Interests

  • Childhood amblyopia
  • Childhood intermittent extropia
  • Nasolacrimal duct obstruction



Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Rivera SS, Lee MS, Lunos S, Anderson JS, Bothun ED. Strabismus measurements in adults before and after pupil dilation. Am J Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun;178:1-8.
  • McLoon LK, Willoughby CL, Anderson JS, Bothun ED, Stager D Jr, Felius J, Lee H, Gottlob I. Abnormally Small Neuromuscular Junctions in the Extraocular Muscles From Subjects With Idiopathic Nystagmus and Nystagmus Associated With Albinism. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Apr 1;57(4):1912-20. doi: 10.1167/iovs.16-19129.
  • Kelly A, Kaufman SC, Ali R, Grajewski A, Anderson J. Rare anterior segment retinoblastoma masquerading as corneal endothelitis. Eye Contact Lens. 2016 Jan; 42(1):el-3.
  • Wallace DK, Lazar EL, Melia M, et al. on behalf of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group. Stereoacuity in children with anisometropic amblyopia. J AAPOS. 2011;15(5):455-61. PMID: 22108357Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group. "Central corneal thickness in children." Arch Ophthalmol.. 2011;129(9):1132-8.
  • Bothun ED, Guo Y, Christiansen SP, Summers, CG, Anderson JS, Wright MM, Kramarevsky NY, Lawrence MG. Outcome of angle surgery in children with aphakic glaucoma. J AAPOS. 2010.
  • Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group: Balloon catheter dilation and nasolacrimal duct intubation for treatment of nasolacrimal duct obstruction after failed probing. Arch Ophthalmol. 127:1-7, 2009.
  • Johnson M, Christiansen S, Rath P, Watanabe T, Merten G, Bothun E, Anderson J. Anterior ciliary circulation from the horizontal rectus muscles. Strabismus. 2009;17;45-48.


Poster Abstract Presentations at Professional Meetings, Conferences, etc. 

  • Anderson JS. Esodeviations-Diagnosis and Management February 3, 2012.
  • Anderson JS. Anatomy, Physiology of Extraocular Muscles, and Visual Development October 7, 2011.
  • Anderson JS. Intraocular Tumors. Resident Lecture, March 25, 2011. 
  • Anderson JS. Horizontal Strabismus Surgery. Resident Lecture, January 28, 2011. 
  • Anderson JS. Horizontal Deviations. Resident Lecture, October 22, 2010. 
  • Anderson JS. Retinoblastoma: New Horizons. Lecture at Letson Lectureship, Jan 2011. 
  • Anderson JS, Summers CG, Bothun ED, DeBecker, I. When the Eyes Don’t Move Where They Should: Making Sense of Limited Motility. Senior instructor for American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Chicago 2010. 
  • Anderson JS. Horizontal Strabismus Surgery. Resident Lecture, December 4, 2009. 
  • Anderson JS. Horizontal Deviations. Resident Lecture, September 11, 2009.  
  • Anderson JS. Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) and Retinoblastoma: Two Conditions That Can Lead to Blindness, Even Death, in Infants and Children. Thanksgiving for Vision, Brooklyn Park, October 31, 2009. 



  • Pediatric ophthalmology, including pediatric glaucomas, pediatric cataracts, and retinopathy of prematurity
  • Complex pediatric and adult strabismus