Dr. Paul Holmwood is one of just a few fellowship-trained ophthalmologists in Western New York. A summa cum laude graduate of Canisius College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Dr. Holmwood graduated with honors from State University of New York at Buffalo Medical School in 1986. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Millard Fillmore Hospital and his residency in ophthalmology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. His glaucoma fellowship was completed through Northwestern University in Chicago at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He uses the most up-to-date glaucoma surgeries and therapy. A board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Holmwood is licensed in the state of New York. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology; the New York State Medical Society; Erie County Medical Society and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Dr. Holmwood was previously a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at SUNY at Buffalo. Also, he was Chief of Ophthalmology at Millard Fillmore Ambulatory Surgery Center and the Ophtalmology Residency Program Director for SUNY at Buffalo’s residency program. As Program Director, he gained the residency program full accreditation from former suspension. In 2000, Dr. Holmwood was the recipient of the New York State Lions International Foundation Distinguished Service Award. He was also honored by the Lancaster Lions Club with the Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award in recognition for his sustained and outstanding support of the Lion’s Eye Health Program. Through this program, Dr. Holmwood has provided eye screenings to hundreds of senior citizens. A Buffalo native, Dr. Holmwood resides in Williamsville with his wife Beth and children Alex, Katie and Cassie.