Thomas C. Spoor, MD
Dr. Spoor graduated from medical school at the University of Texas/San Antonio in 1974. He then completed a surgical internship at the University of Minnesota hospitals, and an Ophthalmology residency at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in NYC from 1975 to 1978, followed by a fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh in Neuro-Ophthalmology and Orbital Surgery from 1978 to 1979. Dr. Spoor then commenced a 20 year career in academic Ophthalmology and Neurosurgery at the University of South Carolina from 1979 to 1984, University of South Alabama from 1984 to 1985, and Wayne State University from 1985 to 1998 where he is Professor Emeritus. Dr. Spoor has trained hundreds of ophthalmology residents and over 30 fellows in his subspecialties. He has had numerous publications, presentations, and has published 7 books on various aspects of his subspecialties. Dr. Spoor is a member of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and American Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Spoor was Board-Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in October 1979. He continually teaches courses at the AAO meetings on Sub-specialty topics including orbital surgery, dry eye and tearing.