New York University – B.A.
University College: Bronx, N.Y. (September 1970 – June 1974)
Major field of study: Psychobiology
Dean’s list all years

Medical School:

Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
July 1974 – May 1978
Honors: Ophthalmic research, ophthalmology, cardiology, neurology, surgery


St. Francis Hospital – Hartford, Connecticut
Flexible Internship 1978 – 1979

Ophthalmology Residency:

Department of Ophthalmology – Georgetown University Hospital
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, D.C.
July 1980 – June 1983


Ophthalmic Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery
University of Toronto – Toronto, Ontario
July 1984 – June 1985
Anterior Segment and Cataract Surgery
Herbert Nevyas, M.D.
Scheie Eye Institute – University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
January – April 1984

Professional Memberships

Diplomat: American Board of Ophthalmology
Fellow: American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

Board Certification:

American Board of Ophthalmology
Diplomat, 1985