Dr. Adam Thode, MD

Dr. Adam Thode, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Adam Thode, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lancaster, PA. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College and specializes in ophthalmology and cornea & refractive surgery.Read his story

2115 Noll Dr

Lancaster, PA 17603

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Top Care Areas

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Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 91% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Thode's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thode "Adam R. Thode, M.D. graduated from Franklin & Marshall College with a double major in biology and Spanish. While earning his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, he received the "Soul of Medicine" award and achieved numerous other honors. He completed his Internal Medicine internship at Washington Hospital Center / Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC, followed by his Ophthalmology residency at S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Thode served as Chief Resident in Ophthalmology at the State University of New York, Health Science Center, Brooklyn, NY. He has completed his fellowship in Cornea, Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY. Dr. Thode has studied the use of the Optiwave Refractive Analysis in predicting post operative refractive outcomes in cataract surgery as well as published on current and emerging strategies for the treatment of meibomain gland dysfunction. Dr. Thode is pursuing his American Board of Ophthalmology certification, is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and state and local medical societies. He is on staff at Lancaster General Hospital and the Physicians's Surgery Center - Lancaster General. Dr. Thode and his wife, Dr. Joan Thode, a pediatrician, live in the Lancaster area with their daughter."
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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Epithelial Basement Membrane
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Franklin & Marshall College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Jefferson Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center / Kings County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thode has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thode's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thode to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 3
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Dr. Thode's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Thode makes you very comfortable. He explains things so you understand. I sent my sister to see him too. We both had surgery with great results.
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Dr. Thode removed cataracts from both my eyes and inserted new lens. He helped make it a very pleasant experience, as did the auxcillary staff who assisted in the operating room. Having worn glasses since 1955 I can now see distance without glasses, although I will require glasses for reading and...more
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