Joanna M. Fisher, MD, an Ophthalmologist with Valley Eye Professionals, LLC

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Joanna M. Fisher, who serves patients in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Fisher is a board-certified and fellowship-trained ophthalmologist whose areas of expertise include anterior segment surgery, cataract surgery, glaucoma, and refractive surgery. She founded Valley Eye Professionals, LLC in 2006. 

Valley Eye Professionals, LLC is a comprehensive ophthalmology practice in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania. Using state-of-the-art techniques and equipment, the skilled, board-certified ophthalmologists and optometrist provide a range of services to help each patient attain the clearest vision possible.

In practice since 1986, Dr. Fisher serves in various roles, including Chief of Ophthalmology and Attending Surgeon at Holy Redeemer Hospital, Clinical Associate Professor at Thomas Jefferson University, as well as Associate Surgeon in the Cataract and Primary Eyecare Department at Wills Eye Hospital (where she also actively participates on the teaching staff).

Among her professional affiliations, she is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Phi Beta Kappa Society. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology.

Back in 1982, Dr. Fisher earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in a combined six-year B.A./M.D. program through Lehigh University. She continued her training with an internship at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, Pennsylvania, followed by a residency in ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. She also completed a mini-fellowship in basic/advanced LASIK surgery. 

In addition to being certified to perform cosmetic services including Botox, Juvederm, and Voluma, the doctor is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, whose mission is to serve the public by improving the quality of ophthalmic practice through a process of certification and Maintenance of Certification that fosters excellence and encourages continual learning. 

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery.

Active in her community, Dr. Fisher volunteers her time at the annual Wills Eye Hospital screening and at Holy Redeemer Hospital, both in the Women’s Health Center and by providing a diabetic lecture series. She carries the distinctive honor of being voted one of Philadelphia’s Top Doctors by Philadelphia Magazine.

In her personal life, she lives in Huntingdon Valley with her husband and three sons. To stay physically fit, she enjoys running, swimming, and playing tennis.

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