Ophthalmologist (eyes)
30 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karl Olsen is Excellent. Dr. Olsen has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
  • Currently 3.1666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.8
  • Currently 2.8333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.8333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Karl Olsen, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retina Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Olsen graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Pittsburgh, PA
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Pittsburgh


Dr. Olsen has 23 hospital affiliations:

  • Allegheny General Hospital 
  • UPMC South Side 


  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Karl Raymond Olsen MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Karl R. Olsen practice?
Dr. Karl Olsen has 3 office locations.
Dr. Karl Olsen practices Ophthalmology near Pittsburgh, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Johnstown, PA and Altoona, PA.
See Pittsburgh Ophthalmologists.