Ophthalmologist Joins Medical Staff at CSSMCW

Tim Arlow, MD, PhD has joined the medical staff at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW). He is an experienced board-certified ophthalmologist and surgeon who specializes in cataract surgery, astigmatism and refractive lens options, glaucoma lasers and surgeries, and eyelid surgeries including cosmetic procedures.

Although Dr. Arlow was born in Maryland, his grandfather was born and raised in Hollsopple. Dr. Arlow attended Syracuse University where he dual majored in Biomedical Engineering and Molecular Biology. Afterward, Dr. Arlow completed a combined MD/PhD program, completing his MD at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and his PhD in Molecular Biology at Princeton. He completed his Ophthalmology Residency at the world renowned Wills Eye Hospital – one of the top ranked programs in the country.

Dr. Arlow is a fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been practicing ophthalmology and performing surgical procedures for more than seven years. He lives with his wife, breast surgeon Dr. Renee Arlow and their two sons in Windber.

About Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber
Founded in 1906, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is an independent, non-profit acute care hospital in northern Somerset County, bordering Cambria County. The 54-bed hospital shares a campus and collaborates with Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber (CSSIMMW), a private, non-profit biomedical research center. With more than 450 employees, CSSMCW is the fourth largest employer in Somerset County. CSSMCW’s mission is to provide excellence in personalized, quality health care services through innovation, research and education in response to community needs. For more information visit