Dr. Michael Malstrom, MD

Dr. Michael Malstrom, MD

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Age 45
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Dr. Michael Malstrom, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Pottstown, PA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

293 Armand Hammer Blvd

Pottstown, PA 19464

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Malstrom performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Migraine
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Stye
high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Malstrom's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Malstrom "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."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Malstrom "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."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

82  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • 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
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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22  Procedures

  • 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

Background Check

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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

  • 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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Malstrom's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Malstrom to family and friends
34 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Malstrom's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

Dr. Malstrom is very caring and considerate of his patients. He takes his time to answer questions and to make the right decision.
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My experience with Dr. Malstrom was totally positive, from pre-op consultations, surgeries, and follow-ups. His supporting team at his office and at the surgical center were also top-notch — friendly, helpful, and totally professional. I would recommend Dr. Malstrom to anyone in need of cataract...more
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Dr. Malstrom was knowledgeable, professional, and thorough. I definitely would recommend Dr. Malstrom for your eye care needs.
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Very pleased, would highly recommend.
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Dr Malstrom is soooo very nice and very cheerful!! He makes me feel so comfortable.. He's a very funny guy telling jokes. He makes you laugh. Dr Malstrom gives you his undivided time and attention to your concerns and questions. He really cares for his patients!! I always look forward to my...more
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