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“We were overwhelmed when our son was diagnosed with FEVR as a baby 17 years ago and Dr. Tasman not only treated him over the years for his retinal...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Brendan Cummins - Greenwich, CT

“We were sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. Tasman. When our daughter was born prematurely in 1975, we did not know that there could be a problem...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Ken & Janet Frey - Milford Square, PA

“I met Dr. Tasman when I brought my grandson to him for treatment of ROP. Unfortunately, his condition was irreversible. Dr. Tasman treated JD with...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Gayle Mahr - Vero Beach, FL

“I was looking forward to my annual visit with Dr. Tasman, when I was informed of his passing.<br />Deeply saddened, I remembered our last...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jaleh Kazemi-Talaie - Haverford, PA

“Dr Tasman was the best Dr I have ever known over 26 years. Excellent, gifted, Pleasant and mild mannered. He will be missed. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Vinette Eilson - Phila, PA

“Dr. Tasman, my retinologist for many years, was not only an intuitive, intelligent man,but a humble one as well. I loved going to him. He will be...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“I was privileged to have known Bill Tasman ever since his residency days at Wills Eye. He was truly one of a kind. He was warm, friendly,...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: JOEL PORTER - Cherry Hill, NJ

“To Dr Tasman's Wife, Family and FriendsYou have my sincere condolences for my Dr Tasman's passing. His passing is also a profound loss to me as a...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jacquelyn Love - Deptford, NJ

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Dr. Tasman passed away in March 2017.

Dr. Tasman was a resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

William graduated from Haverford College and received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. In 1956 after an internship at the Philadelphia General Hospital followed by one year of ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School.

William served in Germany at the 7100th USAF Hospital.

Dr. Tasman was married to Alice.

A Memorial Service is planned for Friday April 28th at 11:00 am at The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill. Interment private.

In lieu of flowers donations in Dr. Tasmans name may be made to the SPCA of Philadelphia 350 E. Erie Ave. Philadelphia PA 19134 Wills Eye Hospital 840 Walnut St. Philadelphia PA 19107 and The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill 8855 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia PA 19118.