Dr. Stefanie L. Davidson is a member of the Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology with the University of Pennsylvania and Scheie Eye Institute.

Dr. Davidson completed her undergraduate training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received her medical degree from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. After completing her residency at Tufts-New England Medical Center, she completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology here at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Davidson sees patients at the Children's Hospital Main Campus and at the Children's Hospital Specialty Care Centers in Voorhees and Princeton New Jersey. She sees pediatric patients with any eye or vision problem including strabismus, amblyopia, glaucoma, cataracts, and retinopathy of prematurity.

Dr. Davidson has a special interest in uveitis, a condition that occurs in many pediatric rheumatologic diseases and can lead to significant vision problems caused by swelling and irritation in the middle part of the eye. As part of CHOP's Uveitis Coordinated Care Clinic (UCCC), Dr. Davidson works together with specialists from the Hospital's Division of Rheumatology to provide optimal care for affected patients.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School


Pediatrics - Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA.


The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Ophthalmology – American Board of Ophthalmology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Surgeon

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services



Aleman TS, Brodie F, Garvin C, Gewaily DY, Ficicioglu CH, Mills MD, Forbes BJ, Maguire AM, Davidson SL. Retinal structure in cobalamin C disease: mechanistic and therapeutic implications. Ophthalmic Genet. 2015;36(4):339-48


Awards and Honors

2022, Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors in Ophthalmology