Dr. Sylvia Beck, MD

Dr. Sylvia Beck, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
64 y/o
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Accepting new patients

Dr. Beck was born in Harvey, Illinois. She received her BA degree from University of Illinois and completed premedical studies at Brown University in Providence, RI. She went on to Yale University to receive her medical degree. Dr. Beck served her internship at Beth Israel in Boston and her residency in ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. She completed a fellowship in Glaucoma Research at Scheie Eye Institute in Philadelphia. Dr. Beck was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1987. She is an Attending Surgeon on the Cataract and Primary Eye Care (CPEC) Service at Wills Eye Hospital and is a Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at Jefferson Medical College.

Ophthalmic Partners

100 Presidential Blvd Ste 200

Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Consumer Health Network
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • Davis Vision
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems

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Top Care Areas

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

Blepharitis
normal
more than 73% of peers
Eyelid Spasm
normal
more than 64% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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more than 53% of peers

Dr. Beck'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.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Beck ""As an eye physician, my philosophy is that patient care comes first.  Patients in my care can feel comfortable asking questions or voicing concerns about the health of their eyes.  The preservation of vision and the maintenance of healthy eyes are my prime objectives.""

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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

  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects

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 Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Scheie Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Beck's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Beck to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Beck's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Beck accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Advantra
    Freedom
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth HMO
    Amerihealth PPO
    Regional Pref Network EPO
    Regional Pref Network HMO
    Regional Pref Network PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Consumer Health Network
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Group Plan PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
    Coventry Health Care of Delaware PPO
  • Davis Vision
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Tricare
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Advance EPO
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • Keystone Health Plan East
    Keystone Health Plan East HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • One Health
  • Tricare

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