TRAFFIC ADVISORY:

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.

Parveen K. Nagra, MD

Subspecialty: Cornea, Refractive Surgery

Areas of Interest

  • Cataract surgery and management of complications
  • Corneal transplantation (PKP, DSEK, DALK)
  • Diseases of the cornea and ocular surface
  • Fuchs’ dystrophy
  • Keratoconus
  • Laser vision correction (LASIK and PRK)

Biography

Parveen K. Nagra, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in cornea transplantation, cataract surgery, and laser vision correction.  She completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, followed by medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School.  She came to Wills Eye Hospital for her ophthalmology residency, where she was served as Chief Resident in her final year.  She then completed her Cornea and External Disease Fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital.  She currently is an active member of the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital and serves as an Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.

Dr. Nagra specializes in performing state-of-the-art corneal surgeries, including full-thickness corneal transplantation, partial thickness endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK, DMEK) and DALK corneal transplants. She also has a strong interest in cataract surgery, especially in patients with corneal conditions.  She also performs laser vision corrective surgery such as LASIK and PRK, as well as collagen crosslinking for the treatment of keratoconus and post-LASIK ectasia.  As a corneal specialist, she also treats corneal infections, corneal dystrophies, dry eye syndrome, and other diseases of the cornea and external eye.

Dr. Nagra is a member of the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital and actively involved in the training of resident and corneal fellows.

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Credentials

Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology – 2005

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

Education

  • Fellowship:  Wills Eye Hospital – 2004
  • Residency:  Wills Eye Hospital – 2003
  • Medical School:  University of Michigan Medical School – 1999
  • Undergraduate:  University of Michigan – 1996

Language Spoken

English

Publications

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

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