Alexander J. Brucker, MD

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Founder's Professor in Retinal and Vitreous Diseases in Ophthalmology
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
Scheie Eye Institute
51 North 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.S.
University of Maryland, 1967.

University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 1972.
M.D.
New York Medical College, 1972.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Brucker's research focuses on 3 main areas: Age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and other retinal, vitreous and retinovascular diseases. He is presently the Principal Investigator in multiple clinical trials in age-related macular degeneration, diabetes, as well as macular telangiectasia and other retinal vascular disorders.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Brucker is the Chief of the Retina and Vitreous Service of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Director of the Retina Fellowship Program at the Scheie Eye Institute of the Department of Ophthalmology and cares for patients at both the Scheie Eye Institute and Penn Medicine at Radnor.
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Last updated: 05/03/2018
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