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Geoffrey Bradford

Professor of Pediatrics and Ophthalmology, West Virginia University

Dr. Bradford is a fellowship-trained pediatric ophthalmologist, specializing in pediatric medical, surgical and optical eye disorders, as well as pediatric and adult strabismus. Dr. Bradford also serves as the Residency Training Program Director in the department. Serving our community since 1998, Dr. Bradford is a consulting ophthalmologist to the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind.

In 2001 Dr. Bradford established and serves as the Medical Director for the Vision Initiative for Children, an outreach program providing training and support for childhood vision screening across West Virginia. After medical school at Pennsylvania State University, Dr. Bradford completed his internship and ophthalmology residency at Akron City Hospital and the Children's Hospital Medical Center in Akron, Ohio. His fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus was completed at Scottish Rite Children's Hospital, an affiliate of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Bradford also holds a master's degree in human physiology from Penn State University. His clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric eye diseases as well as ophthalmic manifestations of pediatric systemic conditions and syndromes. His research interests include the development and implementation of improved pediatric vision screening practices in West Virginia and across the country.


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    Professor of Pediatrics and Ophthalmology, West Virginia University