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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.

Geoffrey P. Schwartz, MD

Subspecialty: Glaucoma

Areas of Interest

  • Medical and surgical treatments of glaucoma.

Biography

Geoffrey P. Schwartz, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist on the medical staff of the Glaucoma Service at Wills Eye Hospital, where he teaches residents and medical students. His special areas of interest are in the medical, laser and surgical treatment of glaucoma, as well as cataract and intraocular lens surgery.

A graduate of Bowdoin College, Columbia University and Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Schwartz completed his residency in ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital and his glaucoma fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida.

Dr. Schwartz has published several book chapters on glaucoma as well as multiple articles on ophthalmology in peer reviewed journals. He lectures locally and nationally on glaucoma to fellow physicians and patients. He is a member of the American Board of Ophthalmology, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, the American Medical Association and the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology. 

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Credentials

Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology – 2003

Education

Fellowship:  Bascom Palmer Eye Institute – 2002-2003
Residency:  Wills Eye Hospital – 2002
Medical School:  Jefferson Medical College – 1998
Undergraduate:  Bowdoin College – 1991

Language Spoken

English

Publications

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

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