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Dr. Marc Spirn graduated Cum Laude with Distinction in all subjects from Cornell University. He received his medical doctor degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Spirn completed an internship at New York University School of Medicine and a residency in Ophthalmology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, where he was appointed Co-Chief Resident. He then completed a two-year vitreoretinal fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital where he was awarded The William Tasman, MD Outstanding Fellow Recognition Award. Dr. Spirn joined Mid Atlantic Retina in July, 2008. He is an Attending Surgeon at Wills Eye Hospital, and is an Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Spirn is Board Certified in Ophthalmology. He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retinal Specialists, the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, the New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology and the Greater Philadelphia Ophthalmic Society, of which Dr. Spirn served as past President and Treasurer.
Dr. Spirn has authored numerous scientific publications and book chapters and actively participates in clinical trials on all aspects of vitreoretinal disease. He is on the editorial board for Retina Times and has been a scientific reviewer for various ophthalmologic publications. Dr. Spirn is actively involved in resident and medical student education. He is a lecturer for the ophthalmology residents of Wills Eye Hospital and for the medical students of Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine. Dr. Spirn has been recognized by Best Doctors in America® and South Jersey “Top Physician”.
Dr. Spirn’s clinical interests in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery include retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, macular hole, macular pucker, retinal vascular disease, ocular trauma and complications of cataract surgery.