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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rachel Niknam is Excellent. Dr. Niknam has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.8
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. She has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Niknam has 13 hospital affiliations:

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


  • Yiddish
  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Rachel M Niknam MD is a female Ophthalmologist, has 10 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Rachel M. Niknam practice?
Dr. Rachel Niknam has 2 office locations.
Dr. Rachel Niknam practices Ophthalmology near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Bala Cynwyd, PA.
See Philadelphia Ophthalmologists.