800-818-8054 Pennsylvania
800-869-9768 New Jersey
Home » Patient Resources » Our Physicians » Irving M. Raber, M.D.

Irving M. Raber, M.D.

Irving M. Raber, MD

Cornea and External Disease
Anterior Segment, Refractive Surgery

Patient Care Philosophy

“My approach to caring for my patients is to treat everyone as I would want somebody to treat a member of my family, with compassion, respect, and dignity by providing the best up to date treatments and allowing all the time needed to solve their problems and alleviate their concerns.”

Biography

Irving M. Raber graduated from the University of Manitoba Medical School with a combined M.D. BSc (Med) Degree in 1971. He did a rotating internship at Toronto General Hospital in Toronto and a residency in Internal Medicine at Winnipeg Health Science Centre, which he completed in 1975. Dr. Raber also did a Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto and a Fellowship in Corneal and External Diseases at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia from 1978-1979. Dr. Raber was Chief of the Cornea Service at Scheie Eye Institute (University of Pennsylvania Department of Ophthalmology) from 1979-1986. He is an Attending Surgeon on the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Institute and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University.

In 1986, Dr. Raber joined Ophthalmic Partners where he currently continues an active practice primarily devoted to cornea/external eye disease, refractive surgery, and anterior segment surgery of the eye. He has been listed in the “Best Doctors in Philadelphia” and the “Best Doctors in the United States.” He is on staff at numerous area hospitals including Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Lankenau Hospital, and Virtua Health System in South Jersey. He is also Co-Medical Director of TLC Laser Center in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. Dr. Raber has authored many publications and book chapters as well as lectured locally, nationally, and internationally. He is a Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada, a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada), and a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of many local, national, and international professional societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery. Dr. Raber was one of the initial investigators in 1991 involved with the use of the Excimer laser to treat moderate myopia.

 

Education

Undergraduate

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Two years pre-med

1965-1967

Medical Degree

University of Manitoba Medical School

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Thesis: Chest Wall Compliance in Kyphoscoliosis

M.D. (B.Sc. Med)

1967-1971

Internship

Toronto General Hospital

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Rotating Internship

1971-1972

Residency

Winnipeg Health Science Center

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Resident (Internal Medicine)

1974-1975

Residency in Ophthalmology

University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1975-1978

Fellowship

Wills Eye Hospital

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fellowship, Corneal and External Diseases

1978-1979

 

Service Locations

Dr. Raber sees patients at the following locations:

 To schedule an appointment at the Northfield location, please call our Marlton, NJ location at 856-596-1601.

Retinal and Ophthalmic Consultants, Northfield, NJ (609) 646-5200