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This content was provided by Dr. Harris ""Dr. Gerald J. Harris is Professor of Ophthalmology and Chief of Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery at the Eye Institute of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital. He was born in Philadelphia/ received his medical degree and Ophthalmology training at Northwestern University and was a Fellow in Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery at Columbia University. He served as a U.S.A.F. Flight Surgeon in Southeast Asia. He is a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic/ Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)/ The Orbital Society/ and the American Ophthalmological Society. He is a past president of the Milwaukee Ophthalmological Society. Dr. Harris has received the Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology/ recognizing his frequent contributions as Senior Course Instructor. He is listed in ""The Best Doctors in America""/ and in ""The Best Doctors in America: Midwest Region""; all editions. He is Editor-in-Chief of ""Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery"". Dr. Harris is one of 27 Fellowship Preceptors sponsored by the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In addition to frequent participation in national and international meetings/ he has delivered 88 invited lectures. He is the author of 120 scientific publications. Among other honors/ he was the keynote speaker at a recent Annual Scientific Symposium of ASOPRS and the Wendall Hughes Lecturer at the 2006 meeting of the American Academic of Ophthalmology.""
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blocked Tear Duct
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Ectropion of Eyelid
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
Enucleation of Eye
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Tear Duct Surgery
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Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1970
Northwestern Meml Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
Northwestern Meml Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
Colum Presby Med Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977
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