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Dr. Bruce R. Saran, M.D.

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Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachment, Retina Surgery, Diabetic Retinopathy

Bruce R. Saran, M.D. is a board-certified and fellowship-trained retina surgeon specializing in the medical and surgical management of all vitreoretinal diseases. Utilizing highly advanced technology and equipment such as digital fundus imaging and fluorescein angiography, Dr. Saran diagnoses and treats macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal tears, retinal detachments, macular holes, and macular puckers.

Dr. Saran frequently participates in clinical trials in pursuit of future treatments for vitreoretinal diseases. In addition, he regularly contributes to the community by lecturing on the advancements in vitreoretinal care including for The Macula Vision Research Foundation. Dr. Saran serves as reviewer for two prestigious ophthalmology journal publications: Retina and Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina . He also holds consultative positions on the advisory boards of several international retinal pharmaceutical corporations


  • Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Rochester, New York

  • Doctor of Medicine degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, graduating Magna Cum Laude

  • Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Illinois at Chicago Eye and Ear Center

  • Fellowship in Retina and Vitreous Disease at the Scheie Eye Institute of the University of Pennsylvania


  • Attending Surgeon at Chester County Hospital

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School

  • Advisory Board, Gene Therapy for Macular Degeneration, F.M. Kirby Center for Molecular Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


  • “Top Doctor” in Main Line Today magazine

  • “Top Ophthalmologist in Pennsylvania” by Health Tap

  • “Top Physician” in Suburban Life Magazine

  • Kiedeans, Senior Honor Society, University of Rochester

  • deKiewet Research Fellow

  • Elected “Best Senior Resident” UIC Eye Center, Chicago

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