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.

Bruce Markovitz, MD

Subspecialty: Cataract, Primary Eye Care


Dr. Markovitz practices general ophthalmology with a special interest in pediatric eye care. A skilled and respected eye surgeon he specializes in cataract and intraocular lens surgery laser surgery for glaucoma, diabetes and after cataracts. He brings a remarkable range of clinical experience to Wills Eye, from United States Army Major working as the Health Clinic Commander at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii to Ophthalmologist for the Pennsylvania Ballet.

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Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology

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


  • Residency:  Chestnut Hill Hospital – 1992-1995
  • Medical School:  Jefferson Medical College- 1991
  • Graduate:  LaSalle University – 1983
  • Undergraduate:  Penn State University – 1978


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Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 Google Maps

Wills Eye Surgical Network - Plymouth Meeting
625 Ridge Pike, Building B
Conshohocken, PA 19428

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