Dr. Allen Ho, MD

Dr. Allen Ho, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Allen Ho, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Mid Atlantic Retina

840 Walnut St Ste 1020

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ho's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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6  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Morristown Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ho has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ho's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ho to family and friends
41 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Ho's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

He has helped my 90 year old Aunt keep her vision for the last 12 years. We faithfully go to the Mid Atlantic Retina at Wills Eye in center city Philadelphia every 6 to 8 weeks. She is a great judge of her vision. Dr. Ho has worked with her on the time frame that when the vision slips we make our...more
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Dr. Ho is very thorough and professional. He explains the problem,correction procedure and expected results in plain English to assure the patient understands precisely what to expect. I would recommend Dr. Ho to anyone requiring Retina surgery.
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Quite simply Dr. Ho is as good as doctors get. He knows the latest research. In fact he creates much of it himself. His exams are thorough. He spots problems instantly and clearly explains therapy options. His injections are swift and painless. Most surprisingly, his cheerful personality makes...more
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Dr. Ho is a caring professional with a wealth of knowledge. Great chair side manner.
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Have been under his care for several years. I have the highest regard for his character, knowledge and care.
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