Dr. Margaret A. Shirk, OD

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Specializes in Optometry • Female • Age 42

2514 Ridge Rd
Elverson, PA 19520
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    Dr. Shirk's Experience

    Dr. Shirk's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Optometry
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    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Treatments
    • Contact Lens Exams
    • Diabetes Eye Care
    • Diabetic Eye Exam
    • Eye Exams
    • Eye Procedures
    • Eyeglasses
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Treatment
    • Post-Operative Care
    • Retinal Testing
    • Soft Contact Lenses
    • Vision Screening
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    • Acanthamoeba Keratitis
    • Accidental Eye Injuries
    • Actinic Keratosis
    • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
    • Allergic Conjunctivitis
    • Allergic Disorders
    • Allergies
    • Amaurosis Fugax
    • Angioid Streaks of Choroid
    • Aniridia
    • Aphakia
    • Arcus of Cornea
    • Argyll-Robertson Pupil
    • Astigmatism
    • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Essential Blepharospasm
    • Black Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blepharochalasis
    • Blepharoptosis
    • Blue-Yellow Color Vision Defects
    • Blurred Vision
    • Cataract
    • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 1
    • Chemical Burn - Eyes
    • Chronic Eye Diseases
    • Color Blindness
    • Congenital Glaucoma
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    • Conjunctival Disorders
    • Conjunctivitis With Pseudomembrane
    • Corneal Abrasion
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Dystrophy
    • Corneal Flash Burns
    • Corneal Scar
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Cytomegaloviral Retinitis
    • Dermoid Cyst
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Duane Retraction Syndrome
    • Ectopic Pupil
    • Eye Disorders
    • Eye Melanoma
    • Eye Movement Abnormality
    • Eye Muscle Disorders
    • Eye Palsy
    • Eye Paresis
    • Eye Strain
    • Eye Trauma
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Eczema
    • Eyelid Growth
    • Eyelid Inflammation
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Farsightedness
    • Foreign Body in Eye
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
    • Headache
    • Heterochromia Iridis
    • Horner's Syndrome
    • Iritis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Hole
    • Macular Pucker
    • Malignant Glaucoma
    • Malingering
    • Meibomitis
    • Midline Field Defects
    • Multiple Pterygium Syndrome
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Convergence Spasm
    • Ocular Deviation
    • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
    • Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Ocular Motility Disorders
    • Optic Atrophy
    • Optic Nerve Disorder
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Optic Neuropathy
    • Orbit Tumor
    • Orbital Cellulitis
    • Papilledema
    • Papilloma
    • Periorbital Cellulitis
    • Peripheral Uveitis
    • Photophobia
    • Photosensitivity
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pigmentary Retinopathy
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Poor Color Vision
    • Poor Ocular Motion
    • Postherpetic Neuralgia
    • Presbyopia
    • Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma
    • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
    • Pterygium
    • Quinidine Toxicity
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Artery Occlusion
    • Retinal Degeneration
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Edema
    • Retinal Scarring
    • Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinopathy
    • Retinoschisis
    • Scleritis
    • Scotoma
    • Secondary Glaucoma
    • Severe Myopia
    • Strabismus
    • Stye
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Uveitis
    • Vision Disorders
    • Vision Impairment
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Illinois College Of Optometry
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    Sidney Hillman Health Center
    Complete in 2000

    Undergraduate Schools

    Eastern Michigan University
    Graduated in 1995
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shirk & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shirk

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shirk to family and friends

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    national average

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 13 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Shirk
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    13 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    13 responses
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    Is Dr. Shirk accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?*

    • AARP
    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
    • Capital Blue Cross
    • Coventry Health America
    • Coventry Health and Life Insurance Co
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Independence Blue Cross
    • Keystone Health Plan East
    • Medicare
    • Novitas Solutions
    • Today's Options
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Trinity Vision Care
    2514 Ridge Rd
    Elverson, PA 19520
    (610) 913-0126 (Office)
    (610) 913-0139 (Fax)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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