Karen S. Nipper

Karen S. Nipper, MD


About Me

Dr. Nipper is board certified in Ophthalmology.  She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College.  Dr. Nipper is a graduate of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.  She completed her medical internship at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and stayed in Philadelphia for her residency in Ophthalmology at the Wills Eye Hospital.  Dr. Nipper then completed a fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery also in the Philadelphia area.

Dr. Nipper is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.  She is a published author in a variety of journals including Archives of Ophthalmology, the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the American Journal of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Nipper is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Nipper donates her time to international medical missions. Her first mission was in the province of Pangasinan in the Philippines. Her last mission was in Arequipa, Peru.



  • Ophthalmology


Medical School

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Wills Eye Hospital


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

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