Dr. Persila Mertz, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
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Dr. Persila Mertz, MD
Dr. Persila Mertz, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Ephrata, PA. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Mertz is affiliated with WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital.

Persila V Mertz MD PC

115 E Main St

Ephrata, PA 17522

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Dr. Persila Mertz, MD

Dr. Persila Mertz, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 21 More

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Dr. Mertz's Experience

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Dr. Mertz'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 Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
75

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Pterygium 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

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University Department Of Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mertz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mertz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mertz to family and friends
4.7
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Mertz'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)
in Doylestown, PA |
Dr Mertz was extremely professional, knowledgeable and kind when I saw her in the office. She took her time with me and explained everything carefully so I could understand. I would definitely recommend her to my family and friends.
in Lancaster, PA |
Everybody was extremely helpful and friendly. Dr Mertz explained everything in a way which was easy to understand.
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Dr. Mertz accepts 35 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Traditional
    Preferred Care Blue
  • Capital Blue Cross
    Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Advantra
    Advantra PPO
    Coventry Health America
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Coventry Health Care POS
    Coventry Health Care PPO
    HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
    Northeastern, Central, and South Central Pennsylvania Areas HMO-Standard
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Classic Blue
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health
    IN Total Health
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    Standard Nationwide Standard
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
    Mutual of Omaha PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
    Basic PPO
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Universal American
  • Wellcare of Georgia

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Hospitals where Dr. Mertz has admitting privileges

WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital
169 Martin Ave
Ephrata, PA 17522
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