Edwin Keates, MD
Dr. Keates is a prominent and nationally recognized ophthalmic surgeon based in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. He has his clinical practice at Northern Ophthalmic Associates, of which he is a founder. During his medical career, he has held several key hospital and administrative appointments, including Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Albert Einstein Medical Center (1969-1995) and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and the Scheie Eye Institute (1980-Present). He has also served on the Advisory Board and Committees of the FDA for ocular drugs and orphan drugs. Dr. Keates has consulted extensively with twenty pharmaceutical and medical device companies in the field of ophthalmology. He has been an author or co-author of more than 50 scientific publications. Dr. Keates has monitored or participated in more than 75 study programs. His responsibilities included supervising submissions of NDA proposals and two PMA proposals which were approved for the companies.