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I Willard Abrahams, MD

Director, Uveitis Service; Director, Yale Bahamas Eye Program

Contact Information

I Willard Abrahams, MD

Patient Care Location

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Ophthalmology

    P.O. Box 208061

    New Haven, CT 06520-8061

    United States


Following his training and military service, Dr. Abrahams joined the faculty of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, where he has directed the Uveitis Section since that time. Dr. Abrahams has been engaged in both clinical and laboratory studies of uveitis, has worked in many overseas countries, is Consultant to the Government of the Bahamas, is Honorary Professor of Ophthalmology at Hunan Medical University (Peoples Republic of China), and is author of 30 scientific articles. He has recently received an honorary Doctor of Science from Kenyon College for his distinguished service to medical research and science.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale School of Public Health, PBH 74, Epidemiology (1973)
  • Resident
    Wilmer Institute Johns Hopkins Hospital, Ophthalmology (1961)
  • Fellow
    Wilmer Institute - Alan C. Woods MD, Uveitis (1960)
  • Resident
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Internal Medicine (1958)
  • MD
    New York University (1957)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology (1963)