Dr. Beth Handwerger, MD

Dr. Beth Handwerger, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
(13)
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Dr. Beth Handwerger, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Paoli, PA. She is 47 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

1800 E Lancaster Ave Ste D

Paoli, PA 19301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Stye
high
more than 91% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
high
more than 88% of peers
Eye Cancer
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Med Ctr Of De
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Univ Of Wi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Wills Eye Cornea Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Handwerger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Handwerger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Handwerger to family and friends
5.0
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Handwerger's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Wayne, PA |
Intelligent, sensible, and friendly treatment of my glaucoma and dry eyes.
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in Wayne, PA |
Cataract removal and lens implant process was extremely straight forward and painless. The results are life changing. Very,very satisfied with the entire process.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Handwerger accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
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  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Handwerger has admitting privileges

Bryn Mawr Hospital
130 S Bryn Mawr Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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