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.

Colleen P. Halfpenny, MD

Subspecialty: Cataract, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Areas of Interest

  • Cataract surgery
  • Corneal transplantation (PKP, DSEK)
  • Diseases of the cornea and ocular surface
  • Fuchs dystrophy
  • Keratoconus
  • Refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK)
  • Uveitis


Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology – 2006

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


  • Fellowship:  University of California, San Francisco, F.I. Proctor Foundation – 2006
  • Residency:  Wills Eye Institute – 2005
  • Medical School:  Georgetown University School of Medicine – 2001
  • Undergraduate:  Georgetown University – 1997

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