Dr. Seth Pantanelli, MD

Dr. Seth Pantanelli, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
(8)
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Dr. Seth Pantanelli, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Hershey, PA. He is 36 years old and has been practicing for 8 years.

500 University Dr # HU19

Hershey, PA 17033

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Herpetic Keratitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 93% of peers
Keratoconus
high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pantanelli "I currently serve as a cornea specialist at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center's Department of Ophthalmology. My clinical interests include medical and surgical management of cataracts, corneal infections, keratoconus, Fuch's endothelial dystrophy, and corneal edema. Surgical options I employ include the use of intacs, penetrating keratoplasty, and lamellar keratoplasty. I also perform cataract surgery and offer premium toric, accomodative, and multifocal intraocular lenses where indicated."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases
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Board Certifications

Dr. Pantanelli does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Infections 
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trachoma
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Cyclocryotherapy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Keratoprosthesis (KPro)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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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

  • University Of Rochester
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Rochester
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of Rochester Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University Of Miami School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Pantanelli has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Pantanelli has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pantanelli's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pantanelli to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Pantanelli'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 (4)
PA |
Had apt with Dr. Pantanelli after being seen by family eye dr and specialist for keratitis. This dr told me when I was to see him 2 days after the specialist who sent me to him that my eyes were fine and he saw nothing wrong with them. I drove over an hour for this appt only to have him tell me that if the other drs still saw it to come back the same day and let him look at it. Well Dr both my family eye dr and another spec can both see it and tell me that there is no way you didn't. Thanks!
in Mount Joy, PA |
I believe there is nothing this doctor can not do. I have a eye condition called Fuch's dystrophy he replaced my cataract & did a cornea transplant in my left eye. My eye was corrected to 20/25. Just one visit with this doctor you can see how good he is. What dedication, knowledge, very through, a great bed side manor & has a way about him & how he relates to his patients, peers & does a great job instructing & teaching his interns. I highly recommend you see this Dr.
in Lebanon, PA |
I am legally blind. This Dr, took cataract out of good eye. (The only one i can see out of) For the first time in my life, in 42 years, WOW, This is completely new. He says i can legally drive. Its only been a month since. This young man knows what he is doing.
in Chambersburg, PA |
I had cataracts and local surgical centers wouldn't allow eye surgery because I was to high risk. she referred me to dr pantinelli. I went for evaluation and explained the procedure and answered all the questions my daughter and I had. he did my left eye. it was 20/20 the day after surgery. a month later he did my right eye the next day my vision was 20/30. He said in the next week it will continue to improve. It is 3 days later and things are going well. he has been very nice.
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Dr. Pantanelli accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pantanelli has admitting privileges

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
500 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033
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