Dr. Stefan O'Connor M.D.

Education

 

M.D.     1988, Jefferson Medical School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

B.S.      (With High Distinction) 1984, Chemical Engineering, Penn State University,                              University Park, Pennsylvania

MEDICAL INTERNSHIP

Crozier Chester Hospital 

One Medical Center Blvd. Chester, PA 19013

June 1988 - June 1989

OPHTHALMOLOGY RESIDENCY

The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

310 East 14th Street New York, NY 10003

July 1989 - June 1992

Chief Resident, 1992

LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION 

1995 Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

1992 Licensed and Practicing Physician in the State of Delaware

EXPERIENCE

July 1999 - Present                Dr. Stefan S. O'Connor, M.D. P.A.

                                                  General Ophthalmology and Surgery

July 1992 - July 1999            Delaware Eye Associates

                                                 Attending Physician 

1992 - Present                       Wilmington Eye Clinic

                                                 Clinic Supervisor for Temple University Ophthalmology                                                    Residents

PRIVILEGES

Wilmington Hospital (Christiana Care), Wilmington, Delaware

Christiana Hospital (Christiana Care), Newark, Delaware

Limestone Surgery Center, Wilmington, Delaware

AWARDS, HONORS, AND MEMBERSHIPS

1992      Co- Chief Resident - Ophthalmology, The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

1990      Award for Distinguished Employee Service - Perfect Attendance

1985      Alpha Omega Alpha Medical School Honor Society Nominee

1983      Alpha Epsilon Delta, National Pre-Med Honor Society

1983      Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society

1982      Golden Key National Honor Society

PUBLICATIONS
  • "Gelatin Embedding for Serial Sections" in Histological Literature. (With Dr. Norman Moskowitz at TJUH 1986) - a newly discovered technique for histochemically embedding delicate neural tissue in a sucrose-gelatin solution

  • Clinical Case Study Review - "CNS Sarcoidosis Presenting as Dementia" with Dr. Patricio Reyes and Dr. Robert Schwartzman (Neurologist at TJUH 1987)

Research/Presentations
  • ​Wills Eye Hospital - research involving a new low wattage YAG laser for use in surgical filtration procedures to alleviate glaucoma. Supervised by Dr. Jonathan Javitt and Dr. Jay Federman. Paper entitled "Interno Thermal Sclerostomy Using Nd: YAG Contact Laser to Produce a Filtering Bleb," presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Dallas, Texas, November 1987. Also Ophthalmology 94:132, 1987. Ophth Surg 20:552, 1989

  • Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University - Ophthalmic Research with Dr. Alfred Sommer entitled "Estimation of Incidence of a Disease from its Age Specific Prevalence: Differential Effects of Various Model Inputs." Paper presented at the Associations for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Inc. (ARVO) May, 1988.

  • HRP research in neurology on motor neurons in the lumbosacral plexus of the rat spinal cord and cranial nerve number five sensory receptor research in squirrel monkeys for potential electrical stimulation of salivation, lacrimation, and antihistamine reactions with Dr. Norman Moskovitz (Neuro-Anatomist TJUH 1987)