Andrew S Morgenstern OD, FAAODiplomate, American Board of Optometry
In late 2012 Dr. Morgenstern accepted a position to serve as a Subject Matter Expert and Healthcare Consultant with the firm of Booz Allen Hamilton. His current assignment is with the organization created by the US Congress, The Vision Center of Excellence at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. As a freelance consultant, he is the current Director of Clinical Services for TLC Vision.
Prior to his current positions, Dr. Morgenstern served as the Director of Optometric Services and The Vision Correction Center at Washington Eye Physicians and Surgeons. For two years at Washington Eye he was The Official Team Optometrist for The Georgetown University Hoyas Men’s Basketball Team.
Dr Morgenstern is a graduate of Boston University and Nova Southeastern College of Optometry. On May 19, 2012 Dr Morgenstern was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award for Service to Profession from his undergraduate alma mater, Boston University. The award was presented at the 2012 Boston University commencement.
He completed his training at the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/Jackson Memorial Hospital at the University of Miami, School of Medicine. From 2004-2010 Dr Morgenstern served as the Southeast Atlantic Regional Clinical Director for TLC Laser Eye Centers and was the TLC national education coordinator and lecturer for all national and international optometric meetings. He has been an Optometric leader in refractive surgery for the past thirteen years. In that time he has seen over 85,000 refractive surgery patients and worked with and taught refractive surgery to over 250 surgeons. As a former faculty member of The Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology and The University of Virginia School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Morgenstern supervised the Medical Resident Refractive Surgery Programs. He is also an Assistant Professor at Southern California College of Optometry and frequent lecturer at many schools of Optometry.
His articles have been featured in many medical journals print and online media. Dr. Morgenstern lectures extensively nationally and internationally on refractive surgery, refractive technology, collagen cross-linking, anterior segment disease, pharmaceuticals and optometric best practices.