Robert J. Noecker
Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA, is Vice Chair and Director of the Glaucoma Service for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Eye Center as well as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is also Vice Chair of Information Technology, Vice Chair of International Affairs and Assistant Medical Director,eRecord Physician Advisory Council. After graduating with degrees in biology, materials science and engineering, and humanities and engineering (literature) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Dr. Noecker received his medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He completed his internship in medicine at The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina, and his residency in ophthalmology at The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. His Glaucoma clinical fellowship in ophthalmology was completed at the New England Eye Center of Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He is the principal investigator for several clinical trials, including many studies evaluating the effects of therapy on the ocular surface, Glaucoma in Alzheimer’s Patients, laser-tissue interactions, and surgical and laser treatments of glaucoma. Dr. Noecker was selected as one of The Best Doctors in America® for 2008. Dr. Noecker has contributed to more than 130 journal articles, published abstracts, and book chapters. He is Chief Medical Editor of Young Ophthalmologist, a Contributing Editor for Review of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology Management, and Glaucoma Today, as well as a Peer Reviewer for such journals as the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, Journal of Glaucoma, and Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. Dr. Noecker previously taught at Tufts University School of Medicine and The University of Arizona School of Medicine.
Biography Updated on 23 November 2008