Elissa Hassman, D.O.


Dr. Elissa Hassman is a board certified ophthalmologist. She graduated Cum Laude from The University of Pennsylvania earning a Bachelor of Arts, and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, earning a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her ophthalmology residency at Chicago Osteopathic Hospital (Midwestern University) as Chief Resident. Dr. Hassman obtained a distinguished fellowship for subspecialty training in Cornea and External Eye Disease at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. She also did a research fellowship at Rotterdam Eye Hospital in the Netherlands and has published numerous journal articles in her subspecialty. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology, and the American Osteopathic Association.

Dr. Hassman is a clinical attending at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in the Department of Surgery, Ophthalmology Division. Hospital affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Wills Eye Hospital.

Dr. Hassman current practice includes:

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Cornea and External Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma Management