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President Trump is scheduled to be in Philadelphia on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at The National Constitution Center (NCC) in the Independence Mall area. Increased police presence is anticipated in Center City throughout Tuesday afternoon and evening. Please allow extra time if you are going to Wills Eye. Please be advised of area street closures to vehicles beginning at 1:00PM on Tuesday 9/15. Pedestrian access will also be limited in the area. This is subject to change and area restrictions, which could widen, will be lifted once the President departs the NCC. There are also demonstrations planned for Tuesday 9/15 around Independence Mall as well as City Avenue.

Barry N. Wasserman, MD

Subspecialty: Pediatric Laser Refractive Surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology

Biography

Barry N. Wasserman, MD is a pediatric ophthalmologist and educator at Wills Eye Hospital. As an accomplished LASIK surgeon, he is a certified AMO/VISX Excimer Laser surgeon and performs LASIK refractive surgery for the correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.
A fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist, Dr. Wasserman is a clinical instructor of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Wills Eye Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.
Along with his expertise in LASIK surgery, Dr. Wasserman has an extensive background in pediatric eye surgery as well as the surgical correction of adult eye muscle disorders. He is sought after for his expertise in the surgical correction of misaligned, wandering and crossed eyes in adults and children.
Dr. Wasserman is a board certified ophthalmologist who completed his fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at  Indiana University Medical Center and his Residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School.

A member of numerous professional societies, including the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Dr. Wasserman is widely published in current ophthalmic literature and has lectured both nationally and internationally.

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Credentials

Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology – 1998

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

Education

  • Fellowship: Indiana University Medical Center, Pediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus – 1997
  • Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersery Medical School – 1996
  • Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersery Medical School – 1992
  • Undergraduate:  Emory University – 1987

Language Spoken

English

Publications

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

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