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Christopher J. Rapuano, MD

Wills Eye Hospital

Christopher J. Rapuano, MD

Chief of Wills Eye, Cornea Service

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


◽ Ophthalmology

Cornea, Refractive Surgery



Christopher J. Rapuano, MD, a nationally and internationally recognized expert in corneal diseases, is Chief of the Wills Eye Cornea Service and a Professor of Ophthalmology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Rapuano is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in corneal diseases, with a special interest in refractive surgery. He has published several books, numerous book chapters and over 180 articles in the peer-reviewed literature on corneal diseases, refractive surgery and excimer laser PTK surgery. Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Rapuano has received the Honor Award, Senior Honor Award, and Secretariat Award (three times) from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).

Dr. Rapuano has served on many committees of the AAO including chairing the Refractive Surgery Basic and Clinical Science Course book and Preferred Practice Patterns committees.

Education & Fellowships

    ◽ Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    ◽ Residency: Wills Eye Hospital
    ◽ Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians -1986
    ◽ Undergraduate: Brown University – 1982

Awards & Honors

    ◽ Philadelphia magazine Top Doctors 2014-2017; Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors 2014-2017
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