Mark Blecher, MD

Mark Blecher, MD

Ophthalmology Philadelphia, PA

Partner at Philadelphia Eye Associates

Office Address

  • 1703 S Broad St
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
    Phone: (215) 339-8100
    Fax: (215) 421-4682

Mark Blecher, MD

Ophthalmology Philadelphia, PA

Partner at Philadelphia Eye Associates

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: General Ophthalmology, Cataract Related
  • Clinical Interests: Cataract Extraction; Premium Cataract Surgery

Education & Training

  • Wills Eye Hospital
  • Mount Zion Hosp and Med Ctr
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva UniversityAlbert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Brandeis University

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical LicenseNJ State Medical License1989 - 2015
  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1983 - 2016
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Co-Medical Director, Cataract and Primary Eye Care ServiceWills Eye Hospital, 2012
    • Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
    • Wills Eye Hospital Representative to House Medical Staff SectionAmerican Medical Association, 1996

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Erythema Multiforme After Use of Topical Sulfacetamide.  Genvert G, Cohen E, Donnenfeld E, and Blecher M, Amer. Jour. Ophthal, 99:465-468
    • How to do Phaco in Small Pupil Patients.  Blecher M, Rev of Ophthal, 1:115
    • Capsulorhexis, Will the Circle be Unbroken.  Blecher M, Rev of Ophthal, 2:80


    • Basics of Phacoemulsification. Eye and Ear Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    • Converting to Phacoemulsification. Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, PA
    • YAG Laser Vitreo-Lysis. Wills Eye Hospital Resident Laser Course. Philadelphia, PA

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • AmeriHealth Direct POS
    • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
    • Amerihealth HMO
    • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
    • AmeriHealth PPO
    • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • GHI PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
    • Horizon BCBS HMO
    • Horizon BCBS POS
    • Horizon BCBS PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • Oxford Health Liberty
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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