Dr. Neil Chesen, MD

Dr. Neil Chesen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Neil Chesen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in West Reading, PA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology.

301 Penn Ave Ste 100

West Reading, PA 19611

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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

Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
high
more than 85% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

66  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Einstein Med Ctr-North Div
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Einstein Med Ctr-North Div
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Nassau University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Dr. Chesen Is Board Certified In Internal Medicine and Ophthalmology. There Are Only Approximately 40 Doctors In The Us With This Double Board Certification.
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chesen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chesen's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chesen to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Chesen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

The entire staff is very professional and friendly. My only regret about the whole process is that I wish I had done this sooner! This is amazing!!
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Dr Chesen and his staff were able to handle all of my questions and made me feel at ease about getting Lasik. After the surgery they seemed to genuinely care about any of my concerns. My vision is better than ever and I owe it to Dr Chesen. I definitely recommend him for anyone considering Lasik.
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We are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! Thank you for the great review!

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A great experience, I highly recommend Dr. Chesen.
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Hi, thank you so much for your high rating! We always strive to provide top quality service to every patient, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience here at Chesen Laser Eye Center!

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Highly recommend Dr. Chesen.
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Thank you for taking the time to give us this positive feedback!

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I had Lasik surgery many years ago (early 2000's I think). My vision is still fantastic. I occasionally need readers when my eyes are tired, but I have not have to go back to glasses. I have since had my daughter in for surgery (she had glasses since 1st grade & is thrilled to not wear them), my...more
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