Dr. Jerry Nelson Black MD PHD
Ophthalmologist10 Amalia Drive Suite B-1 Buckhannon WV, 26201
Dr. Jerry Black is an ophthalmologist practicing in Buckhannon, WV. Dr. Black specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Black can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Black can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Education and Training
Univ of Miami Sch of Med, Miami Fl 1976
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine 1972
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Macular Degeneration
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program
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