David J. Ludwick, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.E.S.
Dr. David J. Ludwick graduated with his medical degree in 1985 from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA in 1988. He went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at the Univerisity of Maryland, Baltimore, MD.
Dr. Ludwick is Board Certified in both Ophthalmology and Internal Medicine. He is certified in Cataract/Implant Surgery by the American Board of Eye Surgery (ABES), one of only nine ophthalmologists in the state of Pennsylvania and one of six practicing ophthalmologists in Maryland to hold this designation. According to the ABES web site, "Only those individuals demonstrating the highest quality of surgical skills and judgment obtain certification." Dr. Ludwick is also a Fellow of the American College of Eye Surgery.
He is presently the Chairman of the Section of Ophthalmology at Summit Health and Associate Clinical Professor at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
Dr. Ludwick established Ludwick Eye Center in Chambersburg in August 1997, followed by the addition of a second office in Hagerstown in August 2002. The Waynesboro office location opened in November 2009.
Dr. Ludwick is committed to supporting the local community through volunteerism with local organizations and coached youth sports teams for many years. He also founded the i-CARE food collection program that benefits area food pantries with donations from patients and employees of Ludwick Eye Center and fellow eye care practices who also participate in this extremely successful outreach program. He has also participated in medical mission trips to Thailand with the World Surgical Foundation.
Board Certifications and Fellowships:
- American Board of Ophthalmology
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
- Fellow of the American College of Eye Surgeons.
- American Board of Eye Surgery.
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- Pennsylvania Medical Society
- Franklin County Medical Society
- Society of Diplomates of Harrisburg