Dr. Raymond Pekala, MD

Dr. Raymond Pekala, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Raymond Pekala, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Haddon Heights, NJ and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.

215 White Horse Pike

Haddon Heights, NJ 08035

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Eye Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Pekala'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*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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15  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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 Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pekala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pekala's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pekala to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Pekala's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very knowledgeable and experienced. I have Glaucoma and he,s been with me for years so I know I can trust his opinion. Unfortunately I developed an infection after cataract surgery and Ray treated me as if I was his son, with way too much TLC. He's a real old time doc who actually cares about the...more
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