Dr. William Robert Whalen MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. William Whalen is an ophthalmologist in Denver, Colorado and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital and Porter Adventist Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 40 years. He is one of 24 doctors at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital and one of 45 at Porter Adventist Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Wills Eye Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1979–1980

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1976–1979

Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974–1976

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

CO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

Creation of the transformed Q statistic probability distribution to aid in the detection of abnormal computerized visual fields.
Brechner, R. J., Whalen, W. R.

A comparison of experienced clinical observers and statistical tests in detection of progressive visual field loss in glaucoma using automated perimetry.
Werner, E. B., Bishop, K. I., Koelle, J., Douglas, G. R., LeBlanc, R. P., Mills, R. P., Schwartz, B., Whalen, W. R., Wilensky, J. T.

YAG laser treatment in a series of failed trabeculectomies.
Cohn, H. C., Whalen, W. R., Aron-Rosa, D.

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