Dr. Stewart VanHorn, MD

Dr. Stewart VanHorn, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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54 y/o
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Dr. Stewart VanHorn is a Board certified ophthalmologist with clinical, surgical and refractive surgery experience. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the UCLA Jules Stein Institute and then completed a fellowship in refractive and corneal surgery at the Sinsky Eye Institute in California prior to joining the Laurel Eye Clinic in 2000. Dr. VanHorn specializes in cataract and refractive (vision correction) surgery. Dr. VanHorn sees patients in our Altoona, Bedford, Clearfield and Johnstown offices and will be performing cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery and LASIK in the Altoona Laurel Laser & Surgery Center location while also performing cataract and glaucoma surgery in the Brookville Laurel Laser & Surgery Center. Dr. Van Horn is honored to have participated in surgical ophthalmology mission work abroad. In his most recent trip, Dr. Van Horn spent about 10 days at the University of Gondar hospital where he trained doctors on performing phacoemulsification. He performed around 20 surgeries himself while doctors watched as part of his teaching process. Following his time in Gondar, Dr. VanHorn attended the Robert M. Sinskey Pediatric Eyecare Clinic in Addis Ababa on behalf of ASCRS where he treated adult patients. Dr. Van Horn is a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and the Blair County Medical Society. Under of direction of Dr. Van Horn, the Laurel Laser & Surgery Center in Duncansville reached their 10,000th cataract removal milestone in 2013, just six years after the facility opened.

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50 Waterford Pike

Brookville, PA 15825
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health Net
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. VanHorn's Experience

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Refractive Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Ctr/UCLA D Geffen School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Sinsky Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. VanHorn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. VanHorn to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. VanHorn'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 (1)
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He's great! I love him
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Dr. VanHorn accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • UPMC
    UPMC PPO
  • UPMC Health Plan

Hospitals where Dr. VanHorn has admitting privileges

Altoona Regional Health System
620 Howard Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
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