Reid Longmuir, M.D.

Neuro-Ophthalmology Division Chief, Associate Residency Program Director


M.D.,University of Iowa
B.S., University of Iowa

Postgraduate Training


Iowa Methodist Medical Center


University of Iowa


Neuro-Ophthalmology, University of Iowa
Glaucoma, University of Iowa

Board Certifications

Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Honors and Awards

      1994-98           Presidential Scholar, University of Iowa

      1994-98           Member, University of Iowa Honors Program

      1997                Phi Beta Kappa, Junior Inductee and Officer

      1998                Class Salutatorian, University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts

      1997-98           Rhodes Dunlap Honors Program Scholar, University of Iowa

      1997-98           Collegiate Scholar, University of Iowa

      1999                Taylor Scholarship, University of Iowa College of Medicine

      2001                Alpha Omega Alpha, Junior Inductee

      2002                McClintock Award, University of Iowa College of Medicine

                              Member, Phi Eta Sigma

                              Member, Mortar Board

      2007                University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology Fellow Teacher of the Year

      2017-18           Bridge Award

      2019                Fellow, NANOS

Editorial committee for NOVEL (NANOS online publication)


Reid Longmuir, M.D. is now seeing neuro-ophthalmology and glaucoma patients at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Longmuir joins us from the University of Iowa, where he has been a faculty member since 2008.

Dr. Longmuir is a native Iowan, receiving both his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Iowa, achieving distinction as Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Longmuir also completed his residency in ophthalmology at University followed by fellowships in both neuro-ophthalmology and glaucoma.In 2008, Dr. Longmuir was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at University of Iowa, splitting his time between campus and the VA Medical Center, and specializing in both neuro-ophthalmology and glaucoma. In addition, Longmuir served as the medical student clerkship director for ophthalmology at Iowa from 2010-2014.

Longmuir’s main focus and interests include unexplained vision loss and optic neuropathies, as well as medical student and resident education.