Dr. John Baer, MD

Dr. John Baer, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Baer, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hanover, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

250 E Walnut St

Hanover, PA 17331

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 95% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 92% 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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • No-Stitch Corneal Transplantation (DLEK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Swarthmore College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Maryland Medical System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baer to family and friends
2.7
based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Baer's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Littlestown, PA
My experience with this office was first rate. Although there was a bit of a wait, it was worth it to me because of the total professionalism I experienced from the screening staff/exams to the visit with the opthamalogist, who was very sensitive; responsive to questions/concerns and appeared to be...more
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in Hanover, PA
There were mostly elderly patients in the office. Patients were being brought in by van from nursing homes. I spent more time with the technician than the Dr. He examined my eyes gave me a diagnosis. I had questions and he directed me to a web site to read about my condition. Patronized me like...more
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