Dr. Joel Schuman, MD

Dr. Joel Schuman, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joel Schuman, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

203 Lothrop St Fl 6

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 647-2200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
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more than 73% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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more than 62% of peers
Eye Infections
normal
more than 28% of peers

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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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Goniotomy
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Beth Israel Medical Center-Petrie Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schuman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Schuman does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Schuman and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Schuman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schuman to family and friends
4.3
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Schuman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schuman accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Schuman has admitting privileges

UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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