Dr. Witkin is available for consultation in all areas of medical and surgical vitreoretinal diseases. His special clinical interests include: macular degeneration, macular holes and puckers, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, central serous chorioretinopathy, retinal detachment, posterior segment uveitis, ocular trauma, complications of eye surgery, intraocular lens replacement, and implementation of retinal prosthesis (Argus II).
Dr. Witkin graduated magna cum laude with a BA in biology from Dartmouth College. He received his medical degree with honors in research from Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, he completed a rigorous residency program at Ophthalmology, Tufts Medical Center, New England Eye Center, Boston, MA followed by a fellowship in ophthalmology at Vitreoretinal Surgery, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA and a Research Fellowship at New England Eye Center, Boston.
With interests also including retinal imaging, treatment of exudative and non-exudative age-related macular degeneration, treatment of central serous chorioretinopathy, toxicity and side effects of intraocular medications. Recently, he was the lead author of an article on a newly identified syndrome called Hemorrhagic Occlusive Retinal Vasculitis, or HORV.
Dr. Witkin loves spending time with his two young daughters and is an avid downhill skier. During his down time, you will find him skiing locally. He tries to go out west to ski once a year and is a New England Patriots fan.
Vitreoretinal surgery, retinal and macular disorders