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Cataract Surgery | Male

1015 Chestnut St Ste 1125 Philadelphia, PA 19107 Get Directions

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Dr. Edward Gerner, MD is a cataract surgery doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 76 years old and has been practicing for 52 years. Dr. Gerner is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital—Jefferson Health.

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    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Cataract Surgery
    •  Board certified in Neurology and Ophthalmology
    •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
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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 Aneurysm
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • 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

    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

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Cataract Surgery
    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

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