Gil Binenbaum, MD, MSCE
Gil Binenbaum, MD, MSCE, is a member of the Division of Ophthalmology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where he serves as Director of the inpatient ophthalmology consultation service, and an associate professor of ophthalmology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds the Richard Shafritz Endowed Chair in Pediatric Ophthalmology Research. Dr. Binenbaum sees patients at Children’s Hospital’s Wood Center, as well as the Specialty Care Center in Voorhees, New Jersey.
An active clinical researcher, Dr. Binenbaum is the principal investigator of a NIH-sponsored multi-center retinopathy of prematurity study. His research includes the investigation of the interpretation and causes of retinal hemorrhage in children who have had abusive head trauma, as well as studying clinical effectiveness in pediatric ophthalmology. Dr. Binenbaum mentors many students and trainees and teaches medical school classes at the University of Pennsylvania.