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historian , Ophthalmologist

Gerald Arthur Hecker, American Ophthalmologist, historian. Diplomate American Board Ophthalmology. Decorated Bronze Star. Captain United States Army, 1966-1968. Member New York Academy of Medicine, New York State Ophthalmological Society, American Academy Ophthalmology.

Background

Hecker, Gerald Arthur was born on February 11, 1937 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Education

Bachelor, New York University, New York City, 1959. Bachelor of Science, University Geneva, 1961. Doctor of Medicine, University Geneva, 1965.

Career

Resident in ophthalmology, New York Polyclinic Medical School, New York City, 1968-1971;fellow oculoplastic surgery, Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital, New York City, 1971-1972;attending surgeon, Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital, New York City, since 1972;private practice, since 1972. Clinical instructor Mount Sinai Medical School, New York City, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Ophthalmology.

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1966-1968. Member New York Academy of Medicine, New York State Ophthalmological Society, American Academy Ophthalmology.