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Dr. Michael J Ward, MD
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Dr. Michael J Ward, MD

Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

15 Years of Experience

Accepting patients

    Overview

    Michael J. Ward, MD is a board-certified, fellowship-trained retina surgeon specializing in the full range of vitreoretinal diseases including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal tears and detachment, ocular trauma and infections, and retina surgery for macular hole and epiretinal membrane. He utilizes state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment such as digital fundus imaging, fluorescein and ICG angiography, fundus autofluorescence, ocular ultrasound, and optical coherence tomography. While at Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Ward was awarded the Thomas D. Duane, MD, PhD Fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital where he conducted research and published on eye trauma. During his ophthalmology residency, Dr. Ward’s research on sutureless, minimally invasive retinal surgery was presented at national and international meetings. He went on to complete a prestigious 2-year fellowship in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at the esteemed Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, where he participated in the first gene therapy trial in the United States for hereditary retinal disease. Dr. Ward continues to be active in various clinical trials which contribute to the future of vitreoretinal care.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

    Education & Training

    Case Western Reserve University (Residency)

    Scheie Eye Institute (Fellowship)

    Doctorate - Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Ophthalmology since 2009

    Medical Conditions Treated

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    Insurances

    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Cigna

    • Medicaid

    • Medicare

    • UnitedHealthcare

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    Locations

    Chester County Eye Care Associates

    915 Old Fern Hill Rd

    Building B, Suite 200

    West Chester, PA 19380

    (610) 696-1230

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    Chester County Eye Care Associates

    740 W. Lincoln Highway

    Exton, PA 19341

    (610) 696-1230

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    Chester County Eye Care Associates

    455 Woodview Road

    Suite 125

    West Grove, PA 19390

    (610) 696-1230

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    Recognitions

    Memberships & Associations

    American Academy of Ophthalmology

    Member

    American Society of Retinal Specialists

    Member

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Michael Ward accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Michael Ward is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Michael Ward offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Ward's office at (610) 696-1230 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. Michael Ward offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Ward's office at (610) 696-1230 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. Michael Ward speak?

    Dr. Michael Ward speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Dr. Michael Ward have?

    Dr. Michael Ward is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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