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.

Sylvia R. Beck, MD

Subspecialty: Cataract


Sylvia R. Beck, MD, is an Attending Physician on the Cataract and Primary Eye Care Service at Wills Eye Hospital and Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College. She received her BA degree from University of Illinois and her medical degree from Yale University. Dr. Beck served her internship at Beth Israel in Boston and her residency in ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. She completed a fellowship in Glaucoma Research at Scheie Eye Institute in Philadelphia.

Dr. Beck was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1987.

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Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology – 1987

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


  • Fellowship:  University of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute. glaucoma – 1987
  • Residency:  Wills Eye Hospital – 1986
  • Medical School:  Yale University School of Medicine – 1982
  • Undergraduate:  University of Illinois – 1975

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