Atwal Eye Ophthalmologist President-Elect

Dr. Daniel P. Schaefer, Atwal Eye Ophthalmoligist is President-Elect of American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

Dr. Daniel P. Schaefer, M.D., F.A.C.S., an ophthalmologist with Atwal Eye Care, is President-Elect of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). His office is located at 4590 Main Street in Amherst. He is also affiliated with the Sisters of Charity Hospital  Saint Joseph Campus in Buffalo.

Dr. Schaefer graduated from UB, SUNY School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1981.

ASOPRS is an international society that trains qualified physicians and provides specialized fellowship training for postgraduate physicians who have completed an accredited ophthalmology residency. ASOPRS surgeons focus on aesthetic, plastic, and reconstructive surgery of the face, orbits, eyelids, and the lacrimal system.ASOPRS is at the forefront of clinical practice, education, and scholarly research. Members promote the society and its goals, which includes publishing the journal Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, attending several yearly meetings, and training tomorrow’s leaders. Members are also advocates for the society’s national and international goals through other organizations dedicated to education and clinical care.

All ASOPRS members must complete post residency fellowships in oculofacial surgery. Applicants for membership must also submit a scientific thesis of original research on a topic related to oculofacial surgery. After vigorous review, applicants must also pass a written exam and oral exam.This ensures that ASOPRS members have the training, experience, and medical judgment necessary to provide state-of-the-art care for all eyelid, lacrimal, orbital and facial plastic and cosmetic problems.