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 & Medical Training

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

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical LicenseNJ State Medical License1989 - 2015
  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1983 - 2016
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology, 1988

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
  • 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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