Board Certification and Academic Information
||Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Professor
Neurobiology and Anatomy - Adjunct Professor
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
||American Board of Ophthalmology
Academic Office Locations
|Academic Office Phone Number
||Academic Office Address
||John A. Moran Eye Center
Moran Eye Center
65 N Mario Capecchi
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Mary Elizabeth Hartnett is a Doctor of Ophthalmology with a practice at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah. She is a Professor at the University of Utah Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah Departments of Neurobiology and Anatomy and Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Hartnett is a vitreoretinal surgeon, who treats and manages adult and pediatric retinal cases. Dr. Hartnett's clinical interests include vitreoretinal surgical diseases, including retinopathy of prematurity, or abnormal blood vessel development in the eye of a premature baby; pediatric vitreoretinopathies; trauma; retinal detachments; and diabetic eye disease. She also has a special interest in age-related macular degeneration.
She received her undergraduate degree at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Biology in the combined BS/MD program. She received her medical degree from Albany Medical College in the combined BS/MD program. Dr. Hartnett fulfilled post graduate training at Children’s Hospital and Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard University in molecular and cell biology and interned at University Hospitals of Cleveland. She completed a residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland, VA Medical Center in ophthalmology. She was awarded fellowships at Schepens Retina Associates and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Schepens Retina Associates in vitreoretinal medical/surgical training in adult retina. Dr. Hartnett also worked as a research fellow at Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School and at Harvard University as Senior research ophthalmology fellow. Other training includes St. Peter's Hospital in hospice team training.
Dr. Hartnett joined the Moran Eye Center in 2010 and will be building a pediatric retina center and a pediatric and adult retina clinical practice here. She performs surgery at both the Moran Eye Center and the Moran Pediatric Clinic at Primary Children's Medical Center.