Dr. Pamela Rath, MD

Dr. Pamela Rath, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Pamela Rath, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Altoona, PA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.

501 Howard Ave

Altoona, PA 16601

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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

Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 93% of peers
Macular Edema
high
more than 83% of peers
Macular Hole
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Rath's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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7  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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

  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Moorfields Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rath has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rath's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rath to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rath'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 (2)

Dr. Rath diagnosed and treated my uveal melanoma in 2012. She is extremely professional and knowledgeable. She answered all of my questions about my diagnosis, treatment options, and what to expect in the short term and long term. I was very stressed out, having cancer inside my eye. She was...more
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Very rude and impatient. You feel like she is rushing you out the door. She may be a fine Doctor. My complaints are solely with demeanor and bedside manner. Not one iota of compassion comes from her.
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