Nadia Haqqie, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist with the Wills Eye Cataract and Primary Eye Care Service and Wills Eye Emergency Department. She serves as a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.
After graduating magna cum laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry/biophysics, Dr. Haqqie went on to graduate cum laude from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society in her junior year. She stayed in Albany to complete her ophthalmology residency, serving as chief resident during her final year. Dr. Haqqie completed a fellowship in cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. She is heavily involved in resident education in the clinic, operating room, and emergency room. Dr. Haqqie is the founder of the Resident Wellness Committee at Wills Eye Hospital, designed to promote the mental and physical health of the residents as well as serve as an outlet to foster support and camaraderie outside of the hospital environment. She is the recipient of The Residency Advocacy Award in 2021.