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Dr. Peter Fries

Dr. Peter Fries

Dr. Peter Fries joined Eye Surgeons Associates in 1991. He completed his medical degree in Chicago on a military scholarship program and finished his ophthalmology residency at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco where he was voted "Outstanding Resident in Training." He spent a year at Ft. McClellan, AL, as a staff ophthalmologist then returned to San Francisco to complete a fellowship in Ocular Oncology. He completed a fellowship in Ophthalmic & Reconstructive Surgery at Scheie Eye Institute & Children's Hospital in Philadelphia, then returned to Letterman Army Medical Center to serve as a teaching ophthalmologist and Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Fries specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery in and around the eye which includes the medical and surgical treatment of trauma, eyelid malpositions, tear drainage problems, cancers in and around the eye, and abnormalities of the tissues of the eye socket. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has received an Honor Award for teaching and has published over 50 articles in peer reviewed journals and ophthalmic textbooks.