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Dr. Joanne Briggs specializes in ophthalmology in Akron, Ohio.
Dr. Joanne Briggs has been compared 111 times. Details of Dr. Briggs' 23 years experience as an MD, her hospital affiliation and education at Case Western Reserve University are available on your free doctor report.
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An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor, and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, an ophthalmologist prescribes vision services, including glasses and contact lenses. No Sub Specialty..
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Dr. Briggs attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and graduated in 1991 having 23 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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