David G.  Dodwell, Ophthalmologist

David G. Dodwell

Ophthalmologist

1230 Centre West Drive Springfield Illinois, 62704

About

David G. Dodwell, MD, works at Illinois Retina Center in Springfield, Illinois. A founding donor of the American Retina Foundation, Dr. Dodwell specializes in diseases of the retina including age related macular degeneration, complications due to diabetes, and also participates in national trials with pharmaceutical companies.

Education and Training

University of Massachusetts

Board Certification

Ophthalmology

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 37 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Retinal Disorders

Residency

  • Northwestern University

Internships

  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Fellowships

  • Cornell University Medical Center

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Society of Retina Specialists, American Academy of Ophthalmologists

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Passion for Helping Patients, Staying Independent

David G. Dodwell's Practice location

1230 Centre West Drive -
Springfield, Illinois 62704
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