Dr. George Fava, MD

Dr. George Fava, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. George Fava, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lebanon, PA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Tufts Univ Sch Of Med in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

875 Norman Dr

Lebanon, PA 17042

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Fava's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Main Line Hospital-Lankenau
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Dr Oram R Kline Jr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fava has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fava's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fava to family and friends
19 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Fava's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

He is excellent and thorough. The wait time is horrible/ridiculous. The scheduling dept should allow more time for individual appts. This is so bad I will look for another ophthalmologist. This appt ends up to be a 90+ minute appt just to check for cataracts. Bring lunch or dinner if you had an...more
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I have seen doctor Fava for years and always been treated in a caring professional manner. I feel well informed about the health of my eyes and things that I can do to keep them healthy. He has also performed PRK eye corrective surgery on me and I could not be happier.
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Dr. Fava is the most caring doctor in Lebanon County. He treats his patients and their families with respect. He is dedicated to what he does! Very thorough in his exams. The wait is well worth it.
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Dr. Fava is a very caring doctor Who will take the time to answer all your questions.
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Excellent doctor!!!!
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