Dr. John B Fileta is originally from Wheaton, IL and started his career in Ophthalmology in Glaucoma research at Harvard Medical School. He earned his undergraduate degree from Gordon College and received a doctorate in medicine from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Fileta completed a preliminary year of medicine as well as his residency in ophthalmology at the Penn State Hershey Eye Center. He then completed a fellowship in Cornea, Refractive Surgery and Advanced Cataract surgery under world renowned surgeons at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute , the number one eye hospital in the country. Dr. Fileta has won numerous national awards for his excellence in clinical care and research. He most recently presented research on outcomes in Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery, Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy, and new Corneal Transplantation techniques.
Dr. Fileta is a surgeon specializing in advanced cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, LASIK and laser vision correction, intraocular lens exchange after complications from prior cataract surgery, and comprehensive medical eye care. Dr. Fileta has performed more Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract surgery than any other surgeon in Lancaster County. Dr. Fileta considers it a great privilege and responsibility of being entrusted with your vision and seeks to deliver compassionate and excellent care. He and his wife reside in Lancaster with their 3 children.