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Dr. Karl R Olsen, MD

Ophthalmology, Other Specialty
Monroeville, PA 15146 (4 other locations)
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About Dr. Karl R Olsen MD

Dr. Karl R Olsen, MD is a doctor primarily located in Monroeville, PA, with other offices in Altoona, PA and Johnstown, PA(and 3 other locations). He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology, Other Specialty.

Dr. Olsen has received the following awards:

Locations

Dr. Karl R Olsen has 5 locations

Retina Vitreous Consultants 300 Oxford Dr Ste 300 Monroeville, PA 15146
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Retina Vitreous Consultants 501 Howard Ave Ste C200 Altoona, PA 16601
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Retina Vitreous Consultants 969 Eisenhower Blvd Ste H Johnstown, PA 15904
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Retina Vitreous Consultants 2000 Oxford Dr Ste 670 Bethel Park, PA 15102
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Retina Vitreous Consultants 51 Dutilh Rd Ste 200 Cranberry Township, PA 16066
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Dr. Karl R Olsen has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
Other Specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Karl R Olsen has the following 13 expertise

  • Retina Surgery
  • Eye Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Exam
  • Low Vision
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Vision Issues
  • Lasik Surgery

Awards

4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2014, 2013)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2017, 2014, 2013)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

Education

41 Years Experience

Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1980

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Residency

Dr. Karl R Olsen Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark PPOBlue
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UPMC Health Plan
    • UPMC PPO
    • UPMC Premium Network Plans
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Karl R Olsen

Dr. Olsen received his B.S. from Stanford University and his M.D. from Northwestern University Medical School. He completed a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, where he served as both Instructor and Chief resident. He also completed a retina- vitreous fellowship at Duke University Eye Center. Dr. Olsen was an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer and is now a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh. He has served on the Executive and Radiation Oncology and the Physics Committees for the Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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