Dr. Oliver M. Korshin, MD

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Dr. Oliver M. Korshin, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

KORSHIN OLIVER MD 1200 Airport Heights Dr Ste 310, Anchorage, AK 99508 Get Directions
(907) 276-8838

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History, history, history! That's how every good medical encounter starts. Why are you here today? Is this a new eye problem? What eye problems have you had in the past?. What is your general health and your medications? What do you expect from today's visit? Do you work? What is your occupation? What are your hobbies? The eye exam follows all this. It does not come first.Read more

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Dr. Korshin is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He completed a one-year internship in internal medicine at Boston City...Read more

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Eagle River, AK |
Dr. Korshin and his staff are absolutely lovely. They are all very kind and caring. I would recommend them to anyone!
in Anchorage, AK |
Dr. Korshin has been my doctor for several years and I have always found him to be prompt, courteous and caring. I would recommend him to anyone.
in Anchorage, AK |
He is professional, smart and kind. I'm having problems with one eye and he's willing to pursue it until we figure it out.
Matawan, NJ |
I was on vacation in Anchorage and had an eye emergency. Dr. Korshin's office got me in the same day. I waited five minutes to see him, and had to return twice over the next week. Very pleased with the doctor and the staff.
in Anchorage, AK |
Dr. Korshin is a pleasure to visit. His office is stocked with the most interesting art and reading material, but you don't get much time to peruse because Dr. Korshin doesn't keep you waiting long. He respects your time. He is patient and truly listens to your questions and concerns. He won't rush through your appointment and provides clear explanations. His small staff is pleasant and accommodating. I recommend Dr. Korshin to anyone needing general eye care.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Preventive Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • General Preventive Medicine
  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

Dr. Korshin says..

Dr. Korshin has decades of experience in diagnosing and treating a broad spectrum of eye conditions and diseases.

If Dr. Korshin finds a problem that requires the care of an ophthalmic sub-specialist (for example, retina, neuro-ophthalmology, glaucoma, etc.), he will arrange a referral for you, usually making sure you have an appointment before you leave the office. He'll work closely with your primary provider.

Dr. Korshin does not run an optical shop (that is, he does not sell glasses or contact lenses): he will refer you, with your eyeglasses prescription, to trusted and capable independent opticians for your eyeglasses needs.

Dr. Korshin does not see infants or toddlers in his practice, nor does he see Workman's Compensation cases.

Most insurance is accepted; Dr. Korshin is a participating physician for Medicare, Aetna, Premera/Blue Cross, Beech Street/MultiPlan and accepts new Alaska Medicaid patients.

Dr. Korshin speaks Spanish, and has many Spanish-speaking patients.

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  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

Dr. Korshin says..

There is nothing unique (nor should there be!) about the procedures Dr. Korshin performs, as they all conform to current standards of practice.

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  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    HARVARD MED SCH

    Graduated in 1967

  • Internship Hospital
    Boston City Hosp/Boston Univ

    Completed in 1968

  • Residency Hospital
    USPHS

    Completed in 1982

  • Undergraduate School
    St. John's College, Annapolis, MD

    Graduated in 1963

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Korshin'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 General Preventive Medicine and Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Alaska not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Korshin's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Korshin

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Korshin says...

Dr. Korshin is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He completed a one-year internship in internal medicine at Boston City Hospital, and a three-year residency in ophthalmology at the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital in San Francisco and at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is also board certified in General Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Korshin served as Chief of Ophthalmology at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage through 1985, when he opened a solo private practice in Anchorage.

He is a 34-year member of the Alaska State Medical Association; in 1994 the Association voted him as Physician of the Year.

Dr. Korshin does not use a technician for his exams: you'll first see his nurse, who will take a history and measure your visual acuity (and your glasses, if you have any). From then on, you see only Dr. Korshin for your exam, diagnosis and care.

Dr. Korshin's practice does not overbook: waiting times are usually no more than 5 or 10 minutes. The waiting room is sunny, and has a large collection of current (and vintage) magazines.

Dr. Korshin is a participating physician for Medicare, Premera, Aetna and Beech Street/MultiPlan. He accepts Alaska Medicaid. He does not see Worker's Compensation cases. He also does not see children under the age of 5.

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Dr. Korshin's Care Philosophy

History, history, history! That's how every good medical encounter starts.

Why are you here today? Is this a new eye problem? What eye problems have you had in the past?. What is your general health and your medications? What do you expect from today's visit?

Do you work? What is your occupation? What are your hobbies?

The eye exam follows all this. It does not come first.

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Dr. Korshin says...

Dr. Korshin has decades of experience in diagnosing and treating a broad spectrum of eye conditions and diseases.

If Dr. Korshin finds a problem that requires the care of an ophthalmic sub-specialist (for example, retina, neuro-ophthalmology, glaucoma, etc.), he will arrange a referral for you, usually making sure you have an appointment before you leave the office. He'll work closely with your primary provider.

Dr. Korshin does not run an optical shop (that is, he does not sell glasses or contact lenses): he will refer you, with your eyeglasses prescription, to trusted and capable independent opticians for your eyeglasses needs.

Dr. Korshin does not see infants or toddlers in his practice, nor does he see Workman's Compensation cases.

Most insurance is accepted; Dr. Korshin is a participating physician for Medicare, Aetna, Premera/Blue Cross, Beech Street/MultiPlan and accepts new Alaska Medicaid patients.

Dr. Korshin speaks Spanish, and has many Spanish-speaking patients.

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Dr. Korshin says...

There is nothing unique (nor should there be!) about the procedures Dr. Korshin performs, as they all conform to current standards of practice.

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Dr. Korshin says...

Dr. Korshin is glad to provide feedback to patient satisfaction surveys.