Dr. Stephen Orlin, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 62

51 N 39th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Dr. Orlin's Experience

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Dr. Orlin's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 N 39th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Scheie Eye Institute
Philadelphia Office
51 N 39th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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    Dr. Orlin's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Conjunctivoplasty
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Color Blindness
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Duane Retraction Syndrome
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
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    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Hypertropia
    • Hyphema
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Woodstock/Groote Schuur Hospital
    Complete in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    Scheie Eye Institute University Penn
    Complete in 1985

    Fellowship Hospital

    Scheie Eye Institute
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Orlin & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Orlin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

    • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.9
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    3.9 out of 5

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    Scheie Eye Institute
    Philadelphia Office
    51 N 39th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (800) 789-7366 (Office)
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