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Marlene R. Moster, M.D.

Marlene R. Moster, MD

Glaucoma and Related Disorders



Marlene Moster MD is an attending glaucoma surgeon at Wills Eye Hospital and Professor of Ophthalmology at the Sydney Kimmel Medical School of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Her research interests include pharmacologic advancements in the treatment of glaucoma and surgical interventions to minimize risk and improve outcomes of glaucoma surgery, with particular interest in newer devices.

Dr. Moster has authored over 120 peer reviewed publications, many chapters in ophthalmology textbooks and has edited a book on Anesthesia in Ophthalmology. She has been invited to give many named lectures, including the Ostbaum Glaucoma Day lecture at the ASCRS,the Surgical Day lecture at the AGS, the Dickerson, Goodner, and Ranzco lectures, and the Glaucoma Day Lecture at the AAO. Dr. Moster was awarded the Outstanding Educator Award from the American Glaucoma Society for 2021.

She is committed to teaching and has trained hundreds of residents and 111 clinical glaucoma fellows. She has served on the Glaucoma Clinical committee for ASCRS and the board of the American Glaucoma Society.

Dr. Moster has been listed in The Ophthalmologist Power List “Top 100 Woman Ophthalmologists Worldwide in 2021”, Best Doctors in America and “Top Doctors” in the Philadelphia area for many years and has been recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She has been invited to lecture nationally and internationally on the surgical and medical treatment of glaucoma.




Brooklyn College of SUNY BS

Brooklyn, New York

B.A, Chemistry – Summa Cum Laude


Medical Degree

SUNY – Health Science Center at Syracuse

Syracuse, New York


Medical Internship

University of Pittsburgh

Montefiore Hospital

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


National Boards of Medical Examiners


Ophthalmology Residency

University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Hospital

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Colby College

Waterville, Maine

Lancaster Course in Ophthalmology



The Wills Eye Hospital

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Glaucoma Fellowship with George L. Spaeth, M.D.



Service Locations

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