Hilary Brader, M.D.

Hilary Brader, M.D.

Hilary Brader, M.D. is a board certified and fellowship-trained medical retina specialist with expertise in macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vascular disease. Dr. Brader completed fellowship training in medical retina at the Harvard Medical School Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and completed ophthalmology residency at the University of Pennsylvania Scheie Eye Institute. She earned her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine and undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Brader has received multiple awards and honors for excellence in Medicine and Ophthalmology, including the Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship, Heed Ophthalmic Foundation fellowship award, and Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She has presented at national and international meetings and published research on numerous topics in retinal disease in peer-reviewed journals.

Locations: Dr. Brader sees patients at Moore Eye Institute’s South Philadelphia and Springfield offices.

Joined Moore Eye Institute: 2016

Clinical Expertise

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
  • AIDS-Related Eye Disorders
  • Eye Exam For Diabetic Patients
    • Diabetic Retinopathy – Laser/Injection
  • Intraocular Inflammatory Disease
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Disorders
  • Macular Edema
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Infection (Retinitis)
  • Retinal Tears/Holes
    • Laser Treatment/Cryopexy
  • Retinal Arterial/Venous Occlusion
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy



  • Medical Retina Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard University Medical School
  • Ophthalmology Residency, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • Drexel University College of Medicine


  • Retina and Diabetic Eye Specialist, Moore Eye Institute


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Heed Ophthalmic Association
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Research Papers and Publications

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