Google has hired a new Ophthalmologists to its Washington, D.C. offices, a move that comes as the tech company is looking to expand its workforce.
In a statement to NBC News, a Google spokesperson said, “We’re thrilled to welcome a new hire to our Washington, DC, offices, as well as the many people we’ve invested in our community and its workforce over the years.
We look forward to making our office a better place for all of our colleagues.”
Dr. Tom Miller is currently in the private practice of Woodbridge Va., which specializes in ophthalmic surgery.
Miller worked for Google for nearly four years and was promoted to chief of staff in July.
He previously served as director of the Office of Specialty Care at the University of Washington, a post that included serving as a director of operations for the University Health Network, which includes hospitals in Seattle and Spokane.
He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member the American College of Osteopathic Ophthalmic Surgeons.
Dr. Millar also served as a medical director for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Dr. Millor is also an adjunct professor at the Harvard Medical School.
He earned his Ph.
D. in ocular surgery from Harvard Medical Center in 2011 and is a graduate of Harvard Medical Schools College of Medicine and Harvard Medical College.
He is the founder of the medical specialty ophthalmoesthesiology program at the Childrens Hospital of Washington and also serves as the president of the Children.
Miller will be joined at the office by Dr. Jonathan M. Dabrowski, chief of the Division of Surgery at Childrens.
Dabski also serves in a senior role at Children’s.
Millar also previously served on the board of directors for the Ophthymological Society of North America.
In 2014, he founded the Society of American Ophthalmolgists, a nonprofit organization that promotes the science of ophthalmoscope.
The Society of Ophthalmologists, which counts more than 4,000 members, provides educational, professional, and research opportunities for ophthalmedicine.
Millers appointment comes as Google looks to expand at its Washington headquarters.
Last year, the company announced it would be hiring 200 new medical specialists.