Physician Profile

William H. Ehlers, M.D.

Associate Professor, Surgery
Specialties:
Office Locations:

Ophthalmology
UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 5th Floor
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
860-679-3540
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Ophthalmology
65 Kane Street
West Hartford, CT 06119
860-679-3540
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Board Certifications:
  • Ophthalmology
  • Diplomate
Education and Training:
TrainingInstitutionMajor/Specialty
Undergraduate SchoolUniversity of NebraskaArt
Medical SchoolUniversity of Nebraska College of MedicineMedicine
InternshipUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterInternal Medicine
ResidencyEastern Virginia Medical SchoolOphthalmology
FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineCornea and External Disease
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
William H. Ehlers Advocacy AwardConnecticut Society of Eye Physicians
America's Best Doctors, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
Secretariat Award, 2009, 2012American Academy of Ophthalmology
Honor AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
Hartford's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015Hartford Magazine
Service AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
David W. Parke AwardConnecticut Society of Eye Physicians
Outstanding Leadership AwardConnecticut Society of Eye Physicians
Outstanding Service AwardConnecticut Society of Eye Physicians
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Selected Publications:


Peer Reviewed Publications

Giant papillary conjunctivitis. Donshik, Peter C; Ehlers, William H; Ballow, Mark. (2008). Immunology and allergy clinics of North America, 1, (28), 83-103, vi.

A comparative study of the impact of certified and noncertified ophthalmic medical personnel on practice quality and productivity. Woodworth, Kenneth E; Donshik, Peter C; Ehlers, William H; Pucel, David J; Anderson, Lynn D; Thompson, Nathan A. (2008). Eye & contact lens, 1, (34), 28-34.

Strategies to better engage, educate, and empower patient compliance and safe lens wear: compliance: what we know, what we do not know, and what we need to know. Donshik, Peter C; Ehlers, William H; Anderson, Lynn D; Suchecki, Jeanine K. (2007). Eye & contact lens, 6 Pt 2, (33), 430-3; discussion 434.

Disposable and frequent replacement contact lenses. Ehlers, William H; Donshik, Peter C; Suchecki, Jeanine K. (2003). Ophthalmology clinics of North America, 3, (16), 341-52.

Contact lens complications. Suchecki, Jeanine K; Donshik, Peter; Ehlers, William H. (2003). Ophthalmology clinics of North America, 3, (16), 471-84.