Corey Westerfeld MD

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Corey Westerfeld, M.D. joined our staff in 2009. A native of Houston, Texas, he attended Baylor University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Biochemistry. At Baylor, Dr. Westerfeld served as a leader in the pre-medical honor society and also was selected to join the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, an honor given only to the top 1 percent of college graduates nationwide. Dr. Westerfeld then attended medical school at the University of Texas at Houston where he received many honors including acceptance into the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society.

Dr. Westerfeld remained in Houston to perform a combined medical-surgical internship at the University of Texas at Houston. He then came to Boston for his Ophthalmology residency training at the Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Westerfeld stayed on at Harvard to perform a 2-year Vitreoretinal Surgical fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. While there, he trained under many leaders in the field and produced numerous publications including authoring papers and book chapters on macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, surgical techniques, and other pediatric and adult retinal diseases. Dr. Westerfeld has presented his work at local and national meetings and received recognition for his work including awards from the National Eye Institute and the New England Ophthalmological Society.

Dr. Westerfeld is a member of the American Medical Association, the Massachusetts Medical Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

During his free time, Dr. Westerfeld enjoys spending time with his daughters, attending and participating in sporting events, and going to the beach. Since coming to the area, he has become a loyal New England sports fan and enjoys supporting and following the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, and Bruins.

Dr. Westerfeld practices in our Dartmouth, Taunton, and Middletown offices.


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Primary Specialty
Retina
Secondary Specialty
Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Title
Ophthalmologist (MD)