Joel Silbert, OD

Professor/Chief of Cornea & Specialty Contact Lens Service

Joel Silbert, OD

joel@salus.edu

Education:

  • BA University of Pennsylvania
  • BS Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • OD Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Role at Salus University:

  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry
    • Professor of Optometry
    • Director, Cornea and Specialty Contact Lens Service, The Eye Institute
    • Director, Contact Lens Programs, The Eye Institute

Professional Honors and Activities:

  • American Optometric Association Cornea & Contact Lens Section
    2011 Achievement Award, presented at Optometry’s Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lester E. Janoff Memorial Award for Excellence in Contact Lens Education,  Publication and Research, Presented by the Association of Optometric Contact  Lens Educators (AOCLE), June 2011
  • New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians 2011 Scientific Achievement Award
  • Diplomate, Cornea & Contact Lens Section, American Academy of Optometry
  • Executive Committee, Cornea & Contact Lens Section, AAO
  • PCO Faculty Member of the Year (1999)
  • Private practice: Woodbury Eye Associates, Woodbury Heights, N.J.
  • Past Chair, Association of Contact Lens Educators (AOCLE)
  • Chairman, Credential Committee, TEI.

Selected Representative Publications:

  • Silbert,J. Anterior Segment Complications of Contact Lens Wear, 2 nd ed. Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000.

Clinical Specialty:

  • Contact lenses, corneal disease.

Research Activities:

  • Principal investigator Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) research study funded by NIH

04.2012