Dr. Salvatore Desimone, DO

Dr. Salvatore Desimone, DO

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Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
51 y/o
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Accepting new patients

Dr. Salvatore Desimone, DO is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

Soll Eye Associates

5001 Frankford Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19124
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Pterygium
very high
more than 91% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 89% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Desimone does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Desimone has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Desimone has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desimone's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desimone to family and friends
3.0
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Desimone's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Over 45 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Desimone accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Desimone has admitting privileges

Aria - Jefferson Health - Torresdale
10800 Knights Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19114
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Aria - Jefferson Health - Frankford
4900 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19124
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Cooper University Hospital
One Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ 08103
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