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Marlene R. Moster, M.D.

Marlene R. Moster, MD

Glaucoma and Related Disorders



Marlene Moster, MD is a Professor of Ophthalmology at Jefferson Medicine College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an attending surgeon at Wills Eye Hospital and also holds appointments at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine, Lankenau Hospital, and Riddle Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Moster graduated from SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, New York in 1979, underwent a postgraduate ophthalmology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Hospital, and was subsequently accepted to the Glaucoma Fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia. She is board certified in ophthalmology and licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Florida.

Dr. Moster has authored and co-authored over 60 peer-reviewed articles in various ophthalmologic journals. She also plays an important role in the evaluation of research material as a manuscript referee for the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers, and Journal of Glaucoma.  She is a member of the Advisory Board for Review of Ophthalmology and Ocular Surgery News.

Due to her clinical experience in ophthalmology, Dr. Moster has been involved with an array of educational programs and lectures affiliated with the Wills Eye Hospital, the American Glaucoma Society, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology, among others. The focus of her participation is diagnosis, therapy, and surgical intervention for glaucoma.

Dr. Moster has received much recognition for her professional and philanthropic involvement in the field of ophthalmology, including an appreciation award from Eye Care America for her voluntary services in providing eye care to the public. In 1999, she was appointed Coordinator for “Glaucoma 2001” for the state of Pennsylvania, a public service project of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Moster has been heralded by several publications including “Who’s Who” (Marquis Who’s Who LLC) and Philadelphia Magazine. She is a member of numerous medical and glaucoma related associations and has been listed in Best Doctors in America and “Top Doctors” in the Philadelphia area for many years. Dr. Moster has been invited to lecture nationally and internationally on 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

Dr. Moster sees patients at the following locations:


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