Dr. Darren Hoover, MD

Dr. Darren Hoover, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 60 years old

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Dr. Hoover specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He practices at 1 location.

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Bethel Park, PA |
I have taken my child to Dr. Hoover in Mcmurray for an eye issue over the last year. I was on time or early for every appointment. Unfortunately the staff is always running behind-even when we were the first appointment of the day! Today was the worst. I showed up early but waited 10 minutes before the women behind the desk had time to check me in. A quick checkup ended up taking TWO HOURS. Had to wait 19 minutes to check out with two staff behind the counter and one person in front of me.
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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
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  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Cyclotropia
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    St Johns Mercy Med Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    University Mo

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Children's Hospital Boston

    Completed in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration