Dr. Jane Schweitzer, MD

Dr. Jane Schweitzer, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 63
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jane Schweitzer, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Falmouth, MA. She is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

14 Bramble Bush Dr

Falmouth, MA 02540

Contact Information

(508) 540-0511

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 91% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 78% of peers
Nearsightedness
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schweitzer "We provide comprehensive eye care services for people ages 10 - 100 including hereditary and age-related conditions, diagnostic testing for eye diseases that have no symptoms and preventive eye health advice. 29 years of experience. Trained at Yale University and University of Pennsylvania. Chair of Ethics Committee at Famouth Hospital 2007-present. Subspecialty: glaucoma."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Hartford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Scheie Eye Institute University Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Certificate of Appreciation Eye Care America - Volunteer, 2014
  • Alfred I DuPont Physician of the Year Award, 2001
  • Christiana Care Unsurpassed Excellence Award, 2003
  • AMA Physicians Recognition Award, 2004
  • Certificate of Recognition Cape Cod Healthcare, 2014
Media & Publications

Dr. Schweitzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schweitzer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schweitzer to family and friends
3.8
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Schweitzer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Vineyard Haven, MA |
She really cares about my well being.
in Pocasset, MA |
Have been going to Dr. Schweitzer for about 5 years. She has always been attentive and spot on with my exams. Very caring and professional!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schweitzer accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Schweitzer has admitting privileges

Falmouth Hospital
100 Ter Heun Dr
Falmouth, MA 02540
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