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.

Robert D. Behar, MD

Subspecialty: Cataract


Robert D. Behar, MD is a board certified ophthalmologist and Attending Surgeon on the Cataract and Primary Eye Care Service at Wills Eye Hospital. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology with a focus in cataract and intra-ocular lens surgery. 

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Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology – 1983

Academic Affiliation
Assistant Professor, Jefferson Medical College


  • Residency:  Wills Eye Hospital – 1982
  • Medical School:  University of Pennsylvania – 1978
  • Undergraduate:  University of Pennsylvania – 1974

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Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street, Suite 1230
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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