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Specialties & Research
Dr. Karl Olsen, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.
- He has special expertise in 2 areas:
- Eye Cancer
- Retina Surgery
Education & Awards
Dr. Olsen graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. He has 2 awards.
Dr. Olsen has 23 hospital affiliations:
- UPMC Presbyterian/Shadyside
- UPMC Passavant
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Olsen accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- UPMC Health Plan - 2 plans
- Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield - 2 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
- Unicare - 2 plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois - 1 plan
- Humana - 2 plans
- Cigna - 2 plans
- USA H & W Network - 1 plan
- Gateway Health Plan - 1 plan
- United Healthcare - 17 plans