Wills Eye Hospital

Julia A. Haller, MD

Ophthalmologist-in-Chief

Professor and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Specialties

◽ Ophthalmology

Retina

Overview

Biography

Julia A. Haller, MD is Ophthalmologist-in-Chief of Wills Eye Hospital, where she holds the William Tasman, M.D. Endowed Chair. She serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, and Co-Director of the Wills Vision Research Center at Jefferson.


Dr. Haller holds an A.B. from Princeton University and a medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She is the first woman to become the Chief Resident at Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Haller has published over 300 scientific articles and book chapters. One of the world’s most renowned retina surgeons and invited lecturers, she has a particular research interest in retinal pharmacology, macular surgery, retinal venous occlusive disease, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, the repair of complicated retinal detachments, and health care disparities, currently serving as principal investigator on $9m in government grant-funded projects.

Education & Fellowships

    ◽ Fellowship: Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Retina
    ◽ Residency: Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital
    ◽ Medical School: Harvard Medical School
    ◽ Undergraduate: Princeton University

Awards & Honors

    ◽ Philadelphia magazine “Top Doctors” 2010- 2017; Castle Connolly “America’s Top Doctors” 2010-2017

1801 Market Street
Suite 710
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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