In 1986, Dr. Raber joined Ophthalmic Subspecialty Consultants where he currently continues an active practice devoted to Cornea/External Eye Disease, Refractive Surgery and Anterior Segment Surgery of the eye. Dr. Raber is listed in the “Best Doctors in Philadelphia” and “Best Doctors in the United States”. Dr. Raber is on Staff at numerous area hospitals including Wills Eye Hospital, Scheie Eye Institute, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Childrens’ Hospital of Philadelphia, Medical College of Philadelphia, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Virtua Health Systems in South Jersey. Dr. Raber was one of the initial investigators in 1991 involved with the use of the Excimer Laser to treat moderate myopia.
Irving M. Raber graduated from the University of Manitoba Medical School with a combined M.D. Bsc (Med) Degree in 1971. Dr. Raber did a rotating internship at Toronto General Hospital in Toronto and a residency in Internal Medicine at Winnipeg Health Science Center which he completed in 1975. Dr. Raber also did a residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto and a Fellowship in Corneal and External Diseases at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia from 1978-1979.
Dr. Raber was Chief of Cornea Service at Scheie Institute (University of Pennsylvania Department of Ophthalmology) from 1979-1986. Dr. Raber has authored many publications and book chapters as well as lectured locally, nationally and internationally. He is licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada, a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Raber is a member of many local, national professional societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology Refractive Surgery Group and the International Society of Refractive Surgery.