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Dr. Raber's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Raber "Irving M. Raber graduated from the University of Manitoba Medical School with a combined M.D. BSc (Med) Degree in 1971. He did a rotating internship at Toronto General Hospital in Toronto and a residency in Internal Medicine at Winnipeg Health Science Centre, which he completed in 1975. Dr. Raber also did a Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto and a Fellowship in Corneal and External Diseases at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia from 1978-1979. Dr. Raber was Chief of the Cornea Service at Scheie Eye Institute (University of Pennsylvania Department of Ophthalmology) from 1979-1986. He is an Attending Surgeon on the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Institute and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University. In 1986, Dr. Raber joined Ophthalmic Partners where he currently continues an active practice primarily devoted to cornea/external eye disease, refractive surgery, and anterior segment surgery of the eye. He has been listed in the "Best Doctors in Philadelphia" and the "Best Doctors in the United States." He is on staff at numerous area hospitals including Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Lankenau Hospital, and Virtua Health System in South Jersey. He is also Co-Medical Director of TLC Laser Center in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. Dr. Raber has authored many publications and book chapters as well as lectured locally, nationally, and internationally. He is a Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada, a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada), and a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of many local, national, and international professional societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery. Dr. Raber was one of the initial investigators in 1991 involved with the use of the Excimer laser to treat moderate myopia."
This content was provided by Dr. Raber "My approach to caring for my patients is to treat everyone as I would want somebody to treat a member of my family, with compassion, respect, and dignity by providing the best up to date treatments and allowing all the time needed to solve their problems and alleviate their concerns."
Cornea & External Diseases
Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Blocked Tear Duct
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
Cataract Removal Surgery
Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL)
Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Eye Laceration
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University Of Manitoba Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1971
Toronto Genl Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
Winnipeg Health Science Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
Wills Eye Hospital
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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