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.

Beeran B. Meghpara, MD

Co-Director, Refractive Surgery Department

Subspecialty: Cornea, Refractive Surgery

Areas of Interest

  • Cataract surgery
  • Corneal transplantation (PKP, DSEK, DMEK DALK)
  • Dry eye
  • Fuch’s dystrophy and other corneal dystrophies
  • Keratoconus
  • Ocular surface disease
  • Refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK)


Beeran B. Meghpara, MD is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who specializes in cornea, cataract, and laser refractive surgery. He has extensive experience with advanced technology intraocular lens implants that correct astigmatism and presbyopia. He performs all forms of corneal transplantation, including partial thickness DSAEK and DALK. He also specializes in bladeless customized LASIK and phakic intraocular lens surgery. As an anterior segment specialist, Dr. Meghpara also treats corneal infections, ocular surface diseases such as dry eye, and glaucoma.

After earning his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Meghpara went on to graduate from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine, where he was selected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He then completed his ophthalmology residency at the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. After residency, Dr. Meghpara completed a fellowship in cornea, refractive surgery, and external disease at the University of Colorado.

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Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology – 2014

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


  • Fellowship:  University of Colorado – 2014
  • Residency:  Baylor College of Medicine – 2013
  • Medical School:  University of Illinois College of Medicine – 2009
  • Undergraduate:  University of Illinois at Chicago – 2005


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