Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Robert Penne, MD

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Ophthalmology - Oculoplastics

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Office Locations

840 Walnut Street
Suite 910
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 928-3250

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • OPH, Oculoplastic
  • Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • University of Minnesota, Medical School


  • Hennepin County Medical Center


  • Wills Eye Hospital


  • Wills Eye Hospital

Recent Publications

Treatment of mucous membrane pemphigoid with mycophenolate mofetil

Giant fornix syndrome: A case series

Extrusion of hydrogel exoplant into upper eyelid 16 years after a scleral buckle procedure

Efficacy, sensitivity, and specificity of in vivo laser confocal microscopy in the diagnosis of meibomian gland dysfunction

Wooden intraorbital foreign body injuries: Clinical characteristics and outcomes of 23 patients

Rituximab treatment of patients with severe, corticosteroid-resistant thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy

"sutureless" repair of orbital floor and rim fractures: Commentary

Floppy eyelid syndrome: Quantifying the effect of horizontal tightening on upper eyelid position

Evaluation and management of pediatric orbital fractures in a primary care setting

Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma presenting as an acute orbital mass in the medial rectus muscle

The removal of the deep lateral wall in orbital decompression: Its contribution to exophthalmos reduction and influence on consecutive diplopia - Commentary

Outcome of external dacryocystorhinostomy combined with membranectomy of a distal canalicular obstruction

Treatment of thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy with periocular injections of triamcinolone

Incidence of postblepharoplasty orbital hemorrhage and associated visual loss

Optic nerve sheath meningiomas and advanced treatment options

Assessing quality of life in Australian patients with Graves' ophthalmopathy

Porphyria cutanea tarda presenting as cicatricial conjunctivitis

How many ophthalmic plastic surgeons should be trained?

Balloon catheter dilation for treatment of adults with partial nasolacrimal duct obstruction: A preliminary report

Cicatrizing conjunctivitis as a predominant manifestation of linear IgA bullous dermatosis