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Sylvia R. Beck, M.D.

Sylvia R. Beck, MD

Patient Care Philosophy

“As an eye physician, my philosophy is that patient care comes first. Patients in my care can feel comfortable asking questions or voicing concerns about the health of their eyes. The preservation of vision and the maintenance of healthy eyes are my prime objectives.”
Biography

Dr. Beck was born in Harvey, Illinois. She received her BA degree from University of Illinois and completed premedical studies at Brown University in Providence, RI.  She went on to Yale University to receive her medical degree. Dr. Beck served her internship at Beth Israel in Boston and her residency in ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. She completed a fellowship in Glaucoma Research at Scheie Eye Institute in Philadelphia.

Dr. Beck was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1987. She is an Attending Surgeon on the Cataract and Primary Eye Care (CPEC) Service at Wills Eye Hospital and is a Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at Jefferson Medical College.

 

Education

Undergraduate

University of Illinois

Champaign, Illinois

B.A.

1971-1975

 

Premedical Studies

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island

1976-1978

 

Medical Degree

Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut

1978-1982

 

Internship, Internal Medicine

Beth Israel of Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

1982-1983

 

Residency in Ophthalmology

Wills Eye Hospital

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Residency in Ophthalmology

1983-1986

 

Fellowship, Glaucoma Research

Scheie Eye Institute

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1986-1987

 

Service Locations

Dr. Beck sees patients at the Sheridan Building and Pagoda Building. Please note that Dr. Beck offers soft contact lens services only at the Sheridan Building Location.