Anton M. Kolomeyer, MD, PhD
Board-Certified Ophthalmologist in Philadelphia, PA
Dr. Kolomeyer is a board-certified ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in vitreoretinal surgery. He is an adjunct clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. He specializes in all aspects of medical and surgical retina care, with a focus on age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases, retinal detachment, epiretinal membranes, and macular holes.
Dr. Kolomeyer was born in Moscow, Russia, and moved to the United States at 12 years of age. He received his bachelor of arts with honors from Rutgers University, where he majored in molecular biology and biochemistry. He was accepted into a combined MD-PhD program at New Jersey Medical School, where he was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr. Kolomeyer completed his medical internship at Morristown Memorial Hospital in New Jersey, where he was named the Outstanding Intern of the Year, followed by his ophthalmology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He then completed a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Dr. Kolomeyer has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and has been the recipient of numerous national prestigious awards and fellowships, including the Distinguished Service Award from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the Resident Excellence Award from the American Society for Cataract & Refractive Surgery Foundation, the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation fellowship, and the Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation award. He also received the Fellow Excellence in Teaching Award from the Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Kolomeyer is a reviewer for a number of high-impact ophthalmology journals, such as JAMA Ophthalmology and RETINA, and is a member of American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
Dr. Kolomeyer is fluent in English and Russian. He also has knowledge of medical Spanish.
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