Ophthalmologist (eyes)
9 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rachel Niknam is Excellent. Dr. Niknam has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rachel Niknam, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • She has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Glaucoma
  • Neuromuscular Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Niknam graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia.


Dr. Niknam has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Hospital of the University of PA 
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • Yiddish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Rachel M Niknam MD is a female Ophthalmologist, has 9 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Rachel M. Niknam practice?
Dr. Rachel Niknam has 4 office locations.
Dr. Rachel Niknam practices Ophthalmology near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Bala Cynwyd, PA and Norristown, PA.
See Philadelphia Ophthalmologists.