Partnering with neurosurgeons and otolaryngologists, Thomas A. Gardner, MD, treats neurosurgical / orbital disorders that require a multi-disciplinary approach. He provides his patients with the best medical evaluation available by thoroughly discussing with them their options and helping them make the best possible treatment decisions for their health care goals and quality of life.
Dr. Gardner treats the full spectrum of oculoplastic and neuroophthalmic disorders including surgery for eyelid abnormalities and skin cancers, eye socket tumors, reconstruction, and treatments for tearing or dry eye problems. Treatments for neuro-ophthalmic disorders include eye muscle surgery, optic nerve fenestration, and botox for eyelid spasms. His areas of special interest include orbital tumors, Graves' disease, and optic nerve surgery.
Dr. Gardner received his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, and attended residency at the University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Institute. He completed a fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology and Orbital Disease with Jack Kennerdell, MD. Dr. Gardner is board certified by the American Board of Opthalmology, and in 2012, he was presented with the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award.
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine (Degree earned: MD)
UPMC Eye Center - Eye & Ear Institute - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology - Allegheny University Hospitals, Allegheny General (ACGME accredited)