CITY CONDITIONS UPDATE: The Wills Eye Hospital building, staff, and patients have been safe during the protests in the City. We will continue to monitor the situation. Friday care will proceed as scheduled at 840 Walnut Street unless conditions change. Please contact your physician if you are unable to keep your appointment.

Ann P. Murchison, MD, MPH

Director, Emergency Department

Subspecialty: Emergency Medicine, Oculoplastic & Orbital Surgery

Areas of Interest

  • Emergency medicine
  • Ocular and adnexal trauma
  • Ophthalmic public health
  • Orbital and skull-based diseases
  • Reconstructive surgery

Biography

Ann P. Murchison, MD, MPH is Director of the Emergency Department at Wills Eye Hospital, associate professor of ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University and senior fellow at Jefferson School of Population Health. Her ophthalmology residency was at the University of Washington in Seattle and fellowship training at Emory University in Atlanta. She then went on to complete a masters in public health at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. Upon completing her fellowship she joined the Emory faculty as Assistant Professor in 2006. In 2008 she joined Wills Eye Hospital where her focus is on functional and traumatic disorders of the orbit and adnexa in both children and adults.

Dr. Murchison is a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). She has published more than 60 peer-reviewed and invited journal articles as well as authoring and editing books and book chapters. She has presented at both national and international meetings in ophthalmology and other disciplines. She is very active in teaching, including training medical students and residents.

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Credentials

Board Certification
Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

Academic Affiliation
Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Education

  • Fellowship:  Emory University, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Residency:  University of Washington
    Medical School:  University of Vermont
    Undergraduate:  University of Colorado

 

Language Spoken

English, Spanish

Publications

To search for journal publications by this doctor, visit the National Library of Medicine

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