Practice Name
Raymond T. Pekala, M.D.
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Affiliations
Virtua Integrated Network
Specialties
  • Ophthalmology
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Practice Locations

Education / Training Type

  • Jefferson Medical College
  • Scheie Eye Institute
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Areas of Interest

  • Adolescents (12-17)
  • Adults (18 And Over)
  • Amblyopia
  • Auto Twitch-intramuscular
  • Blepharoplasty (sagging eyelid
  • Botulinum Injections-face
  • Canthoplasty-eye
  • Cataract-implant surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Children (2-11)
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Contact Lens
  • Cornea
  • Cornea & Eye Diseases
  • Crossed Eyes
  • Diabetes Management (PCP)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy-laser TX
  • Double Vision
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disorders-external
  • Eye Exam
  • Eye Exam-routine
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelashes-abnormal
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Geriatrics
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma-medical treatment
  • Glaucoma-surgical treatment
  • Infections
  • Intraocular Inflammatory Disea
  • Lens Prescriptions
  • Lesions-facial
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Neuro-ophthamology
  • Ocular Inflammation
  • Ophthalamic Plastic Surgery
  • Optic Nerve Disorders
  • Retinal Tear-laser/cryopexy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Ultrasound

Insurances Accepted

  • AARP
  • AETNA US HEALTHCARE PPO
  • AMERIHEALTH HMO
  • AMERIHEALTH POS
  • AMERIHEALTH PPO
  • ATLANTICARE
  • BEECH STREET/MEDICHOICE/CAPP CARE N
  • BLUE SELECT
  • CHN SOLUTION (FORMERLY CONSUMER HEALTH NETWORK)
  • CIGNA
  • CIGNA PPO
  • DEVON HEALTH SERVICES
  • FEDERAL BC OF PA
  • FEDERAL BS OF NJ
  • FEDERAL EMPLOYEES PPO
  • FIRST HEALTH NETWORK
  • GALAXY HEALTH NETWORK
  • HEALTHNET HEALTHY OPTIONS(MEDICAID)
  • HORIZON HMO
  • HORIZON MERCY HP-NJ HORIZON HEALTH
  • HORIZON TRADITIONAL PLAN
  • INDEPENDENCE BLUE CROSS
  • INDEPENDENCE PERSONAL CHOICE
  • INDEPENDENCE PERSONAL CHOICE 65 PPO
  • INTERGROUP
  • KEYSTONE 65
  • KEYSTONE HEALTH PLAN EAST
  • MAGNACARE PPO
  • MAXNET
  • MEDICARE
  • MEDICHOICE
  • MERCY HEALTH PLAN
  • METRAHEALTH
  • NATIONAL HEALTH PLAN
  • ONE HEALTH PLAN
  • OXFORD HEALTH PLAN
  • PHCS-GUARDIAN
  • PHYSICIANS HEALTH SERVICES (PHYS)
  • PRIVATE HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS
  • QUALCARE, INC.
  • TRICARE
  • UNIFORMED SERVICE FAMILY HEALTH PLAN
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE COMMUNITY PLAN
  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH PLAN

Other Information

NPI Number: 1033156344

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