Dr. Jeffrey I. Katzman, M.D., F.A.O.O.
Dr. Katzman graduated from Brooklyn College in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry. Dr. Katzman attended New York Medical College from which he received his medical degree in 1972. He completed a straight medical internship at Metropolitan Flower and Fifth Avenue Hospitals in New York City. He and his wife, Barbara, moved to Houston, Texas where he did a fellowship and residency in ophthalmology concluding in 1977. In his last year of residency, he was Chief Resident.
Dr. Katzman and his family moved to Philadelphia where he served as Lieutenant Commander in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Philadelphia Regional Medical Center. In his final year, he was assistant chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology.
Upon concluding his tour of duty with the United States Navy, Dr. Katzman started his practice in the King of Prussia area. While Dr. Katzman’s practice has focused on cataract surgery and implantation of intraocular lenses, the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease, he continues to perform routine pediatric, adolescent and adult eye examinations. He has performed over 5,000 cataract operations with implantation of intraocular lenses in his 30-plus year career.
Dr. Katzman is Board Certified in Ophthalmology (1978). He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Association, and the Greater Philadelphia Ophthalmology Society.
He is a member of the Wills Eye Surgery Hospital, Paoli Memorial Hospital, and the Main Line Health/Jefferson Health Care System.
Dr. Katzman performs surgery at the Wills Eye Surgery Center in Plymouth Meeting and the Paoli Surgical Center, of which he is chair of the Ophthalmology Section.
He and his wife, Barbara, have been married since 1970. They have three children and three granddaughters and one grandson.
He enjoys spending time with his family and traveling with his wife. He also enjoys listening to music, reading, photography and biking.
Dr. Kelly Epstein, O.D.
Dr. Epstein earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Salus University in May 2013. She is a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honors Fraternity, the American Optometric Student Association, and the College of Optometrist in Vision Development. She has served as a member and secretary of the Salus University chapter of the Lions Club International. Dr. Epstein has received numerous academic awards including the E.F. Wildermuth Scholarship, the Stockton Scholarship, the Lawrence Gray Neuro-Ophthalmic Award, and the George H. Crozier Memorial Scholarship.
During her training, Dr. Epstein received clinical honors at The Vision Center in Pittsburgh, PA, the Erie VA Medical Center, the William Feinbloom Vision Rehabilitation Center at the Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA as well as at Katzman Eye Associates.
Dr. Epstein graduated from Penn State Erie with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
She and her husband, Elliot, enjoy reading, painting, hiking, and playing tennis.
John C. Anhalt, MD
John C. Anhalt, MD has joined Wills Eye Physicians Katzman Eye in King of Prussia. John is currently an Attending Physician at the Wills Eye Hospital Cataract and Primary Eye Care Service. An Alumnus of Wills Eye Hospital, Dr. Anhalt spent his fellowship year as part of the Wills Eye Center for Academic Global Ophthalmology traveling the world treating patients with blinding eye disease and participating in skills-exchange with providers in underserved communities.
His surgical interests include cataract and anterior segment surgery with a particular interest in complex cataract extraction, advanced technology intraocular lenses (extended depth of focus, multifocal and astigmatism-correcting) and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS).
Dr. Anhalt was born and raised in Rochester, Minnesota and completed his undergraduate education at Trinity University in San Antonio. He then spent several years with the Peace Corps teaching in a rural mountain village in Lesotho before returning for medical school at the University of Texas San Antonio and residency here at Wills Eye Hospital.
Aditya Kanesa-thasan, MD
Please welcome our new doctor Aditya Kanesa-thasan, MD to our Paoli family! He sees patients at the Wills Eye Physicians – Galib Eye Institute in Paoli (formerly Paoli Eye Institute) as well as the Wills Eye Hospital Cornea Service in Philadelphia. Dr. Kanesa-thasan studied ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital and went on to do additional fellowship training at the renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida focusing on corneal diseases and surgery.
Dr. Kanesa-thasan is available to take care of all your eye needs and offers the newest techniques and technology including advanced technology intraocular lenses (extended depth of focus, multifocal and astigmatism-correcting). He treats cataracts including complex cataracts, glaucoma, and also has special training in the treatment of corneal diseases such as corneal transplants, corneal cross-linking for keratoconus, dry eye, Fuchs Dystrophy, and corneal infections and scars.
Dr. Kanesa-thasan grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts and completed his undergraduate and medical education at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois before moving to Philadelphia. He currently lives in Philadelphia with his wife but is enjoying getting to know the beautiful neighborhoods of the Main Line!.