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Dr. Christina McGowan, MD

Cornea & External Diseases*
4.5 (2)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
16 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Christina McGowan, MD

Dr. Christina McGowan, MD is a Cornea & External Disease Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Cornea & External Diseases, has 16 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. McGowan, completed a residency at University of Florida College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. McGowan an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. McGowan works at Practice in Philadelphia, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Herpetic Keratitis, Iridocyclitis and Uveitis and Iridocyclitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. McGowan's Office Locations

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    Wills Eye Ophthalmology Clinic Inc.
    840 Walnut St Ste 1230, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 928-3041

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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Treatment frequency



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Herpetic Keratitis
Iridocyclitis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Accommodation Disorders
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Blepharitis
Brow Ptosis
Cataract
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Conjunctiva Cyst
Corneal Diseases
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
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Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Eyes
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Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Hypertensive Retinopathy
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Lazy Eye
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Macular or Retinal Edema
Ocular Hypertension
Paralytic Strabismus
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Pterygium
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Senile Cataracts
Serous Detachment Retina
Squamous Blepharitis
Strabismus
Tear Duct Disorders
Visual Field Defects
Cataract Removal Surgery
Tear Duct Surgery
Acquired Coloboma
Acute Endophthalmitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anisocoria
Anterior Scleritis
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Bell's Palsy
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blind Hypertensive Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Dystrophy
Choroidal Hemorrhage Rupture
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Congenital Nystagmus
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Dislocation of Lens
Disorder of Choroid
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Ectropion of Eyelid
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Esophoria
Esotropia
Exophoria
Exotropia
Eye Cancer
Eyelid Spasm
Farsightedness
Floaters
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Foreign Body in Eye
Headache
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Heterophoria
Hordeolum
Hyphema
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Hypotony of Eye
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Keratoconus
Macular Hole
Migraine
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Nearsightedness
Nystagmus
Ophthalmoplegia
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Optic Neuritis
Orbital Fracture
Periorbital Cellulitis
Pinguecula
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Ischemia
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Solar Retinopathy
Staphyloma Posticum
Stye
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Trichiasis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cornea Surgery
Eye Test
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Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Eye Laceration
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
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    About Dr. Christina McGowan, MD

    Specialties*
    • Cornea & External Diseases

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    Years of Experience
    • 16 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1366605172
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Florida College of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Florida College of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Christina McGowan, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. McGowan is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. McGowan has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. McGowan has seen patients for Herpetic Keratitis, Iridocyclitis and Uveitis and Iridocyclitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. McGowan on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    2 patients have reviewed Dr. McGowan. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. McGowan.

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