Dr. Joseph Polito, MD

Dr. Joseph Polito, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Joseph Polito, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Johnstown, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Hahnemann University in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read his story

120 Main St

Johnstown, PA 15901

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 4 More

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more than 88% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
more than 83% of peers
Eye Cancer
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Polito's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Polito "Our team of ophthalmologists and optometrists provide comprehensive care for your whole family including: Medical exams related to eye disease related to cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, high-blood pressure, Plaquenil use, amongst many others Surgical care for cataract removal, glaucoma treatment, eyelid surgery, eye muscle surgery, eye-removal surgery, removal of skin lesions/cancers, LASIK surgery, and epilation Vision exams for glasses, soft contact lenses, and rigid gas permeable lenses (keratoconus) Emergency care through our individual office and at the ERs of our local hospitals Testing by visual field, HRT, OCT, IOLMaster, pachymetry, topography, fundus photography Concierge Services related to multi-focal intraocular implants, blepharoplasty, and BOTOX Our goal is to provide you with the most state-of-the-art, effective, and efficient care in the area. Thanks!"


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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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14  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Allegheny College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Conemaugh Mem Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Hahnemann University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Polito has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Polito's Reviews

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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Polito's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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