Marlene Moster, MD

Marlene Moster, MD

Marlene R. Moster, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology, Jefferson Medical College
Attending Surgeon, Glaucoma Service
Wills Eye Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  

Marlene Moster, M.D. is a Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson Medicine College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  She is an attending surgeon at Wills Eye Institute and also holds appointments at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Drexel University College of Medicine, and Temple University School of Medicine.

Dr. Moster graduated from SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, New York in 1979, underwent an ophthalmology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Hospital, and subsequently a Glaucoma Fellowship at the Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia.  She is board certified in ophthalmology and licensed inPennsylvania,New Jersey, andDelaware.

Dr. Moster has authored and co-authored over 80 peer-reviewed articles in various ophthalmologic journals. She has written many book chapters and has edited a book on Anesthesia in Ophthalmology. 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, British Journal of Ophthalmology..  She is a member of the Editorial Board for Review of Ophthalmology and Glaucoma Today.

Dr. Moster has participated in clinical research studies involving new drugs for glaucoma and advances in surgical techniques as well as educational programs and lectures affiliated with the Wills Eye Institute, 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 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 ofPennsylvania, a public service project of the Foundation of theAmericanAcademyof Ophthalmology.  She has received many awards including the Physicians Recognition Award from the American Medical Association and a Senior Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Moster served on the 201l program committee for the American Glaucoma Society and currently is serving on the Glaucoma program committee for the ASCRS.  Dr. Moster has received recognition in 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 inAmericaand “Top Doctors” in thePhiladelphiaarea for many years.  Dr. Moster has been invited to lecture nationally and internationally on surgical and medical treatment of glaucoma.