Aimee M. Verner, M.D. is a board eligible, fellowship trained cornea, external disease, and refractive surgeon. She completed her undergraduate coursework at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received a degree in biochemistry with a minor in Hispanic studies. Dr. Verner received her medical degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville where she stayed to complete her internship and residency in Ophthalmology. While completing her training she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and received an award for her research.
She relocated to Pennsylvania to complete her fellowship in cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She has an interest in cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, (including techniques such as DMEK), refractive surgery (including ICLs (implantable collamer lenses), LASIK, and PRK), as well as infectious and inherited diseases of the cornea and anterior segment. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
She once spent her leisure time SCUBA diving, but after relocating to Colorado with a young family, she is looking forward to exploring the front range by bike and hitting the slopes.