Joel Halpern, O.D.
Dr. Halpern has been practicing optometry for over 30 years at Halpern Eye Care, formerly with MyEyeDr. For the past 5 years, he was recognized in 20/20 magazine as “One of the Best and Brightest” Optometrists in the country.
Joel Halpern, O.D., earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. He completed a rotation through Nemours Health Clinic in Wilmington, Delaware.
His professional memberships includes Past Nemours Health Clinical Instructor, Past President of the State of Delaware Board of Examiners of Optometry, past member of the A.O.A. and D.O.A., member of American Society of Contact Lens Specialist, and Visiting Nurses Advisory Council for Delaware. His professional affiliations have included International speaker for Varilux Corporation, Johnson & Johnson investigator for new products, member of the Rodenstock USA Inc. Circle and nominated in 1997 and 1998 for Small Business Man of the Year.
Originally from Pennsylvania, he resides in Delaware with his wife, three children, and 5 grandchildren. Dr. Halpern has served over 25 years as an active firefighter of the Robbins Hose Fire Company in Dover, Delaware.