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A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Elliot B. Werner, M.D., our newest glaucoma specialist, attended undergraduate and medical school at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his ophthalmology residency at McGill University in Montreal and a fellowship in glaucoma at the University of British Columbia with Dr, Stephen Drance, one of the pioneers in developing glaucoma specialty training. After completing his training in 1977, Dr. Werner joined the faculty at McGill University and was appointed Director of the Glaucoma Service at the prestigious Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal. In 1982, Dr. Werner joined the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania Department of Ophthalmology, Scheie Eye Institute in Philadelphia. During this time he also served as Chief of Ophthalmology at the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Hospital. In 1988, Dr. Werner joined the faculty at Hahnemann University (now Drexel University College of Medicine). He rose to the rank of full professor and Chief of the Glaucoma Service in the Department of Ophthalmology. He has also been a member of the Wills Eye Hospital Glaucoma Service, Co-Chief of the Glaucoma Center at The Eye Institute of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, and has served as President of the Section on Ophthalmology for the Philadelphia College of Physicians. Dr. Werner is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology as well as the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of several national and international societies including the American Glaucoma Society and the International Perimetric (Visual Field) Society. He has received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award and is a member of AOA, the National Medical Honor Society. He is the author of over fifty original scientific papers as well as a contributing author to numerous textbooks.
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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Blind Hypertensive Eye
Cataract Surgery Complications
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Hypotony of Eye
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1971
Montreal General Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
University Of British Columbia
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976
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