Brandon Baartman, MD

Brandon Baartman, MD was born and raised in Rochester, MN. He attended Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN for his undergraduate degree and graduated with honors from Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC. It was during medical school that Dr. Baartman realized his passion for ophthalmology and the true impact of sight-saving surgery around the world through his travels to Honduras, Ghana, and the northernmost region of the Indian Himalayas.

Dr. Baartman completed his Ophthalmology training at the Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland OH, where he served as the Chief Resident during his last year and was recognized by the Cleveland Clinic with an Excellence in Teaching award. He joined Vance Thompson Vision in July 2017 to continue his career with a one-year advanced anterior segment fellowship with Dr. Thompson, Dr. Tendler, and Dr. Berdahl. In his career, Dr. Baartman has participated in numerous clinical trials, published a number of peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and has been awarded for his research presentations on a variety of topics in the field of ophthalmology. After his fellowship, Dr. Baartman elected to stay on as an associate with Vance Thompson Vision.

Outside of work, Brandon has a passion for outdoor family activities with his wife Nicole and their young daughter. He also enjoys golfing, tennis, biking as well as sports in the colder months like ice hockey and skiing.


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