Dr. Thomas Sharkey, MD

Dr. Thomas Sharkey, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Thomas Sharkey, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Kingston, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

703 Rutter Ave

Kingston, PA 18704

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
very high
more than 91% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 91% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Sharkey'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*

53  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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3  Procedures

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Chestnut Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Ee Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sharkey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sharkey's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharkey to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Sharkey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He aired on the side of safety and waiting when i was loosing my vision in my eye. He told me it would get worse before better. Instead of giving me the prescribed meds..i ended up in the er and hospitalized for three days because he was not proactive. He at least called me back after dc at which i...more
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