Academic Global Ophthalmology

Wills Academic Global Ophthalmology Fellow Brenton Finklea, MD

Brenton Finklea, MD is the Wills Eye fellow in the Center for Academic Global Ophthalmology for the 2017- 2018 academic year.  Brent completed his residency at the Wills Eye Hospital in 2017. A native of Florida, Brent received an undergraduate degree in Engineering from the University of Florida before undertaking medical school at the University of Virginia.

During his fellowship, Brent has been working on collaborations between Wills and and institutions around the globe.  On his first departure from the USA, he spent time at the LV Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad, India and the Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai, India.  At these renowned institutions, Indian and foreign residents and fellows receive top-notch clinical and surgical training while delivering quality eye care to all levels of society. Through this series of discussions we invite you to follow the accounts and experiences of the Wills Eye Global Ophthalmology Fellow.

Check out his blog posts here.