Dr. Donald Santora Jr, MD

Dr. Donald Santora Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Donald Santora Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Monroeville, PA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

2790 Mosside Blvd Ste 200

Monroeville, PA 15146

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
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Top Care Areas

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Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 88% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)
  • 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.


  • Allegheny College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • St Francis Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • St Francis/allegheny Genl Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Mendoza, Argentina
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Santora Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Santora Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Santora Jr to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Santora Jr'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 (2)

Dr. Santora is a phenomenal eye surgeon. He performed LASIK surgery on my eyes July 2017 and I haven't been able to see this well since I was a child. My vision was terrible prior to the surgery. It was amazing to wake up the next day and be able to see clearly!! I have and will definitely...more
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Everyone was amazing! Highly recommend AIO for LASIK!
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