University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Phil Aitken, MD, FACS
Phil Aitken, MD, FACS

Phil Aitken, MD, FACS

Professor
Division of Ophthalmology
Department of Surgery


Contact Information
E-mail: Phil.Aitken@uvmhealth.org
Office Location:
UVM Medical Center, 111 Colchester Ave., Mailstop 358WP5, Burlington, VT

Education

MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (1967)

Postdoctoral Training

Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship, National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square, London, England (1974-1975)
Ophthalmology Resident, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC (1971-1974)
Neurology Resident, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1968-1969)

Academic Appointments

Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT  (2014-Present)
Associate Professor, Divisions of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2009-2014)
Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Texas, Hermann Eye Center, Houston, TX (1995-1997)
Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (1994-1995)
Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (1983-1994)
Assistant Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (1977-1983)
Assistant Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Georgetown University Medical School, Washington, DC (1976-1977)
Instructor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Georgetown University Medical School, Washington, DC (1976-1977)
Clinical Assistant Professor, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH (1975-1976)

Awards and Honors

American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award (1992)