Dr. Edward Gerner, MD

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Dr. Edward Gerner, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

1015 Chestnut St Ste 1125, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Get Directions
(215) 928-1212

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Dr. Gerner specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Philadelphia, PA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Macular Edema
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

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

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    New York Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1965

  • Internship Hospital
    Upmc-Presbyterian

    Completed in 1966

  • Residency Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1969

    Mount Sinai Hospital

    Completed in 1967

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1974

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Gerner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Neurology and Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Gerner's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Gerner

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients