Cataract & Primary Eye Care (CPEC)

Karl Holzinger, MD

Karl Holzinger, MD

Specialty :
Cataract & Primary Eye Care (CPEC)
Phone :
1-877-AT-WILLS (1-877-289-4557)
Fax :
215-928-3225

Medical Staff Location

Wills Eye Surgical Network - Cherry Hill
408 Route 70 East
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology - 1992
Language Spoken
English
Education
Residency
Naval Hospital, San Diego, CA - 1991
Medical School
New York University - 1983
Undergraduate
Rutgers College - 1979
Biography

A New York University Medical School graduate, Dr. Holzinger went on to the Naval Hospital in San Diego for an Internal Medicine Internship and later his Residency in Ophthalmology. Dr. Holzinger advanced his career in the military to Chief of the Ophthalmology Services at Tripler Army Medical Center. He has received many awards and honors thru his military career. In 2007, he decided to leave the military and move back to the east coast where he grew up in NJ. A Board Certified Ophthalmologist, Dr. Holzinger is active in many Ophthalmology driven organizations.

Michael A. Negrey, MD

Michael A. Negrey, MD

Specialty :
Cataract & Primary Eye Care (CPEC)
Phone :
1-877-AT-WILLS (1-877-289-4557)
Fax :
215-928-3225

Medical Staff Location

Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street, Suite 1230
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Language Spoken
English
Education
FELLOWSHIP
Cornea, Refractive and External Disease, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, July 2004 - July 2005
RESIDENCY
Wills Eye Hospital, July 2001 - June 2004
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, June 2000
UNDERGRADUATE
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, May 1995

Douglas M. Wisner, MD

Douglas M. Wisner, MD

Specialty :
Cataract & Primary Eye Care (CPEC)
Phone :
1-877-AT-WILLS (1-877-289-4557)
Fax :
215-928-3225

Medical Staff Location

Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street, Suite 1230
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Language Spoken
English, Spanish
Areas of Interest

Cataract Surgery (Complex and Routine), Laser Refractive Surgery (LASIK/PRK)

Education
Residency
Wills Eye - 2012
Internship
Albert Einstein Hospital - 2009
Medical School
Penn State College of Medicine - 2008
Undergraduate
Elizabethtown College - 2004
Biography

Dr. Douglas M. Wisner attended Elizabethtown College where he studied physics and graduated with honors. He then attended Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. His internship was served at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and he completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Wills Eye Hospital. Dr. Wisner was chief resident during his final year at Wills. Dr. Wisner serves on the Cataract and Primary Eye Care Service at Wills Eye Hospital where he enjoys teaching both medical students and residents.

Neil H. Dorfman, MD

Neil H. Dorfman, MD

Specialty :
Cataract & Primary Eye Care (CPEC)
Phone :
1-877-AT-WILLS (1-877-289-4557)
Fax :
215-928-3225
Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology, 1987
Language Spoken
English
Academic Affiliation
Assistant Surgeon
Education
Fellowship
University of Pennsylvania Scheie Eye Institute Glaucoma - 1987
Residency
University of Cincinnati, Ohio - 1986
Medical School
University of Rochester, NY - 1982

John Sammartino, MD

John Sammartino, MD

Specialty :
Cataract & Primary Eye Care (CPEC)
Phone :
1-877-AT-WILLS (1-877-289-4557)
Fax :
215-928-3225
Language Spoken
English
Education
Residency
Hahnemann University Hospital - 1984
Medical School
Hahnemann University - 1980

Steven J. Kanoff, MD

Steven J. Kanoff, MD

Specialty :
Cataract & Primary Eye Care (CPEC)
Phone :
1-877-AT-WILLS (1-877-289-4557)

Medical Staff Location

Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street, Suite 1230
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology
Language Spoken
English
Academic Affiliation
Clinical Instructor
Education
Medical School
Temple University School of Medicine - 1985
Residency
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Daniel M. Kane, MD, FACS

Daniel M. Kane, MD, FACS

Specialty :
Cataract & Primary Eye Care (CPEC)
Phone :
1-877-AT-WILLS (1-877-289-4557)

Medical Staff Location

Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street, Suite 1230
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology
Language Spoken
English
Education
Fellowship
Wills Eye Hospital - 1977
Residency
Wills Eye Hospital - 1976
Medical School
Temple University School of Medicine - 1972

Stacey Ackerman, MD

Stacey Ackerman, MD

Specialty :
Cataract & Primary Eye Care (CPEC)
Phone :
1-877-AT-WILLS (1-877-289-4557)

Medical Staff Location

Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street, Suite 1230
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology
Language Spoken
English, French
Education
Residency
University of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute - 1985
Medical School
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine - 1981

Cataracts - Overview

Cataracts - Overview

If the lens becomes cloudy, the light reaching the retina is blurred and distorted, and your vision is affected. This clouded lens is called a cataract, and it must be removed before vision can be restored. A clouded lens can be compared to a window that is frosted or "fogged" with steam. Cataracts are not cancerous. They can be treated with a surgical procedure that has become a fairly common procedure in the United States.

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