Dr. Edward Gerner, MD

Dr. Edward Gerner, MD

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Cataract Surgery  |  
Male  |  
76 y/o
(8)

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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.

1015 Chestnut St Ste 1125

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Gerner's Experience

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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 Cataract Surgery
  • Board certified in Neurology and Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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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

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Procedures

  • 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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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.

Education

  • NEW YORK UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • UPMC - Presbyterian
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gerner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gerner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gerner to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Gerner's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Gerner accepts 4 insurance carriers
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    Aetna HMO
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    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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