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Akshar Abbott

Leaders USA 2023

Role

Ophthalmologist and National Innovation Fellow, Veterans Health Administration

Location

Pennsylvania

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Biography

Akshar Abbott, MD, is a staff ophthalmologist and national innovation fellow with the Veterans Health Administration, leveraging health care delivery innovation to promote ophthalmic health equity for veterans living in rural communities. Akshar is particularly passionate about teleophthalmology’s ability to lower barriers to eye care and expand access to those most in need.