Philip C. Hessburg, MD(he/him)

Philip C. Hessburg, MD(he/him)

Affiliated institution

DOI Co-Founder & President Emeritus

Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology

Henry Ford Health Systems

Dr. Philip Hessburg is the co-founder and President Emeritus of the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology (DIO). The DIO merged with Henry Ford Health in 2012 and now serves as the research education arm of Henry Ford’s Department of Ophthalmology. In recognition of his exemplary lifetime contributions to ophthalmology medicine and research, Dr. Hessburg has been named the inaugural Chairholder of the Philip C. Hessburg, M.D. – Art Van Elslander Chair in Ophthalmic Research.