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About Dr. Rachel M Niknam
Dr. Rachel M Niknam, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA, with other offices in Philadelphia, PA and Bala Cynwyd, PA . She has 16 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Niknam is affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Wills Eye Hospital. Dr. Niknam has received 3 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Rachel M Niknam has the following 1 specialty
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.
- Eye Pain
- Vision Issues
- Eye Exam
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Lasik Surgery
- Neuromuscular Diseases
- Macular Degeneration
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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I was just about to write a thank you note to Dr. Niknam and her staff for taking such good care of me during a recent procedure. I needed her address and saw this opportunity to write a review. Dr. Niknam has followed me for several years for glaucoma. She is very thorough, caring and ensures all of my questions are answered to my satisfaction. She has helped me manage condition. I have a tremendous amount of confidence in her ability to care for me. She recently removed a cataract. Both she and her staff took such good care of me. I would highly recommend her not only as a physician but also for her genuinely kind and caring bedside manner.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2015)
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.
On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2015)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2015)
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.
Dr. Niknam is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
16 Years Experience
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
Graduated in 2002
Dr. Rachel M Niknam accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Select
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
- Capital BC PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
- Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
- First Health PPO
- Horizon PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- IBC Keystone HMO POS
- IBC Personal Choice PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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