Dr. Mark Trachtman, MD

Dr. Mark Trachtman, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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56 y/o
(29)

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Dr. Mark Trachtman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Allentown, PA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

Lehigh Valley Eye Center, PC

400 N 17th St Ste 104

Allentown, PA 18104
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medica

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Top Care Areas

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Paralytic Strabismus
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more than 99% of peers
Strabismus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nystagmus
very high
more than 99% 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

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Choroideremia
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Cyclotropia
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

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

  • Lasalle Univerity
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Thomas Jeff U Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Scottish Rite Children's Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Trachtman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Trachtman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Trachtman to family and friends
3.8
based on 29 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Trachtman's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (8)

Excellent knowledge of my sons condition. Everyone in the practice so nice and helpful
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The wait in his office is definitely long - and the waiting room is often over-crowded and quite uncomfortable. The quality of the exam and the expertise of Dr. Trachtman is phenomenal, however. His staff is fantastic.
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We have been coming to Dr. Trachtman for almost 18 years. Both of my children are his patients, and when I needed to have my eyes examined, he was my first and only choice. His office staff is friendly, courteous, and helpful. The fact that he has Saturday hours is also a huge plus for college...more
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Although we sometimes find that wait times are very long, Dr. Trachtman is absolutely the best for pediatric patients. Our daughter has been a patient of his for eight years and has always loved her appointments. We both feel very confident in his recommendations and expertise and wouldn't think...more
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Dr. Trachtman had a great rapport with my 5 yr old & made the exam fun. He seems to be very knowledgeable. He came highly recommended by several local professionals.
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