• Washington University, St. Louis, MI 2003
  • Boston University School of Medicine, 2007


  • Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Tufts Medical School, Burlington, MA 2008


  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey 2008-2011

Professional Organizations

  • Member, ARVO
  • Member, American Medical Association

Professional Experience

  • Currently a full-time eye physician, surgeon practicing in Allentown, PA


  • Surgery Center of Allentown, Allentown, PA
  • St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown-Bethlehem, PA
  • Valley Eye Surgical Center, Bethlehem, PA


  • Pennsylvania State Medical License
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Board Certified

Publications and Abstracts

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, Effect of methylphenidate discontinuation on cerebral blood flow in prepubescent boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
  • The efficacy of the Waterloo-Stanford Group Scale of hypnotic susceptibility.
  • Ex-PRESS Glaucoma Shunt Versus Trabeculectomy: Comparing Surgical Outcomes
  • Ex-PRESS Glaucoma Filtration Device Versus Trabeculectomy: A Retrospective Review of Post-Operative Complications
  • Changes in Corneal Curvature with Change in Intraocular Pressure in Eye Bank Eyes
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Irena Cherfas, MD

General Ophthalmology/Cataract

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