CITY CONDITIONS UPDATE: The Wills Eye Hospital building, staff, and patients have been safe during the protests in the City. We will continue to monitor the situation. Friday care will proceed as scheduled at 840 Walnut Street unless conditions change. Please contact your physician if you are unable to keep your appointment.

We would like to welcome Brenton Finklea

We would like to welcome Brenton Finklea, MD as our fellow in the Center for Academic Global Ophthalmology for the 2017- 2018 academic year.  Brent is a recent graduate of the Wills Eye Hospital residency program and has already spent time working with our department on a number of projects.  A native of Florida, Brent received an undergraduate degree in Engineering from the University of Florida before undertaking medical school at the University of Virginia.

Over the coming 12 months Brent will be working on collaborations between Wills and and institutions around the globe.  On his first departure from the USA, he will be spending time at the LV Prasad Eye institute in Hyderabad, India and the Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai, India.  At these renowned institutions, Indian and foreign residents and fellows receive top-notch clinical and surgical training while delivering quality eye care to all levels of society. Through this series of discussions we invite you to follow the accounts and experiences of the Wills Eye Global Ophthalmology Fellow.