Dr. Gerard J. Hildebrand
Dr. Hildebrand practices in Northeastern Eye Institute’s Tunkhannock office.
Dr. Hildebrand is a “Cum Laude” graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and received his Doctor of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
While in optometry school, he completed externships in Primary Care at The Eye Institute and Naval Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also completed an internship in Anterior Segment Ophthalmology and Primary Care Optometry at Jordan Eye Associates, Scranton Pennsylvania. He is certified in pre and postoperative care for refractive and cataract surgery.
Dr. Hildebrand is a Board Certified Optometrist, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and also a member of the American Optometric Association, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Optometric Society and a member of the Contact Lens Section of the American Optometric Association.
He has served as a guest lecturer to the Medical Staff of Tyler Memorial Hospital, Tunkhannock, Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, Tunkhannock School District, Elk Lake School District, Abington Heights School District and Keystone College.
Dr. Hildebrand was in private practice for 16 years. He also served organized optometry for several years and is past president of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Optometric Society and was awarded Pennsylvania’s Optometrist of the Year in 1992.
Dr. Hildebrand specializes in general optometry with subspecialties in contact lenses, pre and postoperative care and multi-disciplinary interaction.