Dr. Michael Malstrom, MD

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Age 44
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Dr. Michael Malstrom, MD
Dr. Malstrom joined the practice after completing his residency at Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia. He grew up in Idaho where he attended Ricks College (a junior college where his father was a professor) and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He finished his Bachelor's degree Cum Laude In Psychology at Brigham Young University. His medical education was completed at Temple University School of Medicine. He brings to our practice a wealth of experience in both the medical and interpersonal realms. He has spent time as a farm hand, lab assistant, youth counselor, white water river guide, and musician. Currently, he spends most of his free time with his wife, playing with their three children. Dr. Malstrom possesses a broad knowledge of the assessment and treatment of the whole eye but has special interest in helping people see better through cataract surgery. Dr. Malstrom is an attending surgeon at the Pennsylvania Eye and Ear Surgery Center, the Reading Hospital and Medical Center, Physicians Care Surgical Hospital, and the Limerick Surgery Center.

293 Armand Hammer Blvd

Pottstown, PA 19464

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Dr. Michael Malstrom, MD

Dr. Michael Malstrom, MD

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  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 18 More

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Care Philosophy

The Mission of EYE CONSULTANTS OF PENNSYLVANIA is to deliver the highest quality eye care resulting in the best quality outcomes. We care about our patients and our concern extends beyond the scope of ophthalmology. Our patients are also our friends, our neighbors, and our family. The interest of our patients has the highest priority, all other interests are important, but secondary.
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Dr. Malstrom's Experience

Dr. Malstrom's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Ricks College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • The Reading Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Malstrom has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Malstrom's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Malstrom to family and friends
based on 23 total reviews (14 with comments)
Dr. Malstrom'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
Patient Comments (14)
in Pottstown, PA |
Dr. Malstrom has been very thorough and caring. I would recommend him to others.
Douglassville, PA |
I had to have an eye procedure done that I was absolutely terrified about and Dr. Malstrom made the whole experience so comfortable and bearable. I wish I could give more than just five stars.
in Pottstown, PA |
Dr. Malstrom is a wonderful person and has a great bedside manner. Makes you feel comfortable. I have already told a lot of people about him and if they ever needed a doctor he is the best.
Royersford Pa. |
Quick and efficent gave me the information about my eye exam and out the door I went.
in Philadelphia, PA |
This whole experience was a very good one for me. Dr. Malstrom is an excellent physician and a very pleasant person. It was a positive experience all around.
in Boyertown, PA |
I was extremely happy with Dr. Malstrom. I would recommend him to anyone.
in Stowe, Pa 19464 |
Dr Malstrom is a very compent doctor.
in Birdsboro, PA |
Dr Malstrom is such a caring person and doctor. He is also one of the best ophthalmologists around.
in Phoenixville, Pa |
Dr. Malstrom is phenomenal! As a new patient i was very nervous, he was patient, understanding and professional. He answered my million questions and explained things to put my mind at ease. He earned my trust, and i trusted him with my sight. My sight is so much better today because of how he treated me and i am very grateful. He sings good too.
in Gilbertsville, PA |
Very informative and personal Answers all my questions and describes what is possible to obtain eye health
Pottstown, PA |
He was professional and personable.
Whitehall, PA |
Very friendly & thorougn.
in Pottstown Pa |
I have already recommended my brother to Dr. MALSTROM for his cataract surgery.
in Whitehall, PASpring City |
My experience with Dr. Malstrom, was wonderful . I had Cataract surgery . I couldn't believe what brightness and beauty I was missing. The doctor was kind and caring. His bedside manner was excellent . My eyes are clear and my eyesight is 20/20. I would recommend this doctor to anyone!
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Dr. Malstrom accepts 32 insurance carriers
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth HMO
    Amerihealth PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
    Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthCare Partners
  • Healthcare USA
    Healthcare USA HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Classic Blue
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Intergroup
    Intergroup PPO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
    Keystone Health Plan East HMO
    Keystone Health Plan East POS
  • Keystone Mercy Health Plan
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Preferred Health Systems
    Preferred Health Network
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
  • Qualchoice
    Qualchoice PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    United Healthcare
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Worker's Compensation
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Hospitals where Dr. Malstrom has admitting privileges

Reading Hospital
Sixth Avenue and Spruce Street
West Reading, PA 19611
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