Dr. Nicholas Sala Sr, DO

Dr. Nicholas Sala Sr, DO

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Nicholas Sala Sr, DO is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Erie, PA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1986 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology.

128 W 12th St Ste 301

Erie, PA 16501

Contact Information

(814) 454-6307

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Diplopia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Exotropia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Strabismus
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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17  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Nasal Lacrimal Duct Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Gannon University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Metro Health Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Flint Osteopathic Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Children's Hospital Of Michigan
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sala Sr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sala Sr's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sala Sr to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Sala Sr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • 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 (1)

My daughter's both have rare genetic condions with possible Opthalmologic complications. Dr. Sala has been treating them since they were tiny. He has always been professional, kind and respectful, even when I have had concerns which turned out not to be problems at all. I am so happy to have a...more
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