Dr. David Hartzell, MD

Dr. David Hartzell, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. David Hartzell, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Carlisle, PA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Pa State Univ Coll Of Med in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.

37 Brookwood Ave

Carlisle, PA 17015

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hartzell performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cataract
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Hartzell'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hartzell "We started in 1974 as a family business and still strive to treat all of our patients as family today. You cannot receive higher quality care in the Carlisle Area, nor will you ever be treated with more respect."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

99  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Photokeratitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Pa State Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Temple Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Harrisburg Polyclin Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Suny-Syracuse Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Indy Car Team Racing to Carlisle, 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hartzell's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hartzell to family and friends
18 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Hartzell'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Exceptional doctor and staff. Julian, an ophthalmic technician, put drops in my eyes the first time! Dr. Hartzell is so calm and reassuring and forthright. Turns out I need cataract surgery and couldn't feel more comfortable about it. The wait time was unusual but well worth it. Dr. Hartzell...more
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I've seen Dr. Dave for over 12-years now. He's always conscientious and spends the time necessary to go over your eye health. He performed Lasik surgery on me ten years ago (when I was in my early 50's). I had worn glasses most of my life, and the results were spectacular. The only downside is that...more
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