Dr. Rachel Niknam MD is a female Ophthalmologist, has 8 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Dr. Rachel Niknam has 5 office locations.
Curtis Center
601 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Locations and availability (5)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rachel Niknam is Excellent. Dr. Niknam has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 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. 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:

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

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Niknam accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield - 2 plans
  • Independence Blue Cross - 2 plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey - 3 plans
  • Humana - 6 plans
  • Cigna - 9 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • United Healthcare - 19 plans
  • Unicare - 12 plans


  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Rachel Niknam practice?
Dr. Rachel Niknam practices Ophthalmology near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Norristown, PA and Bala Cynwyd, PA.
See Philadelphia Ophthalmologists.