Dr. Donald Newman, MD

Dr. Donald Newman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Donald Newman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tamaqua, PA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology.

37 Medical Crossing Rd

Tamaqua, PA 18252

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 97% of peers
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more than 91% of peers
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more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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7  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Hershey Med Center Penn State
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Utah School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Newman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newman to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Newman'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 (1)

Terrible experience....cataract surgery wide awake...just numbing drops ......like Frankensteins table......was nearsighted...now can't see distant or near.....eyes burn....itch....vision changes 2-4 times a day...blurry...had single vision lenses put in did not help distant vision much....need...more
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