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Dr. Christopher Rapuano, MD

Cornea & External Diseases*
3.8 (20)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Christopher Rapuano, MD

Dr. Christopher Rapuano, MD is a Cornea & External Disease Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Cornea & External Diseases, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Rapuano, completed a residency at Wills Eye Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Rapuano an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Rapuano works at Practice in Philadelphia, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Corneal Ulcer, Herpetic Keratitis and Keratoconus 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. Rapuano's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Corneal Associates PC
    840 Walnut St Ste 920, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 928-3180
  2. 2
    Wills Eye Ophthalmology Clinic Inc.
    840 Walnut St Ste 1230, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 928-3041

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  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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Corneal Ulcer
Herpetic Keratitis
Keratoconus
Cornea Surgery
Blepharitis
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Squamous Blepharitis
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Cataract
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Chronic Conjunctivitis
Conjunctiva Cyst
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Erosion
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Eyes
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Entropion
Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Glaucoma
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Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Nearsightedness
Ocular Hypertension
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pterygium
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Senile Cataracts
Tear Duct Disorders
Cornea Transplant
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eyelid Surgery
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Pterygium Surgery
Tear Duct Surgery
Accommodation Disorders
Acute Endophthalmitis
Anisocoria
Astigmatism
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Diabetic Retinopathy
Disorder of Choroid
Endophthalmitis
Exotropia
Eye Cancer
Eye Pain
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Eyelid Spasm
Floaters
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Foreign Body in Eye
Hordeolum
Hypertropia
Hyphema
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Hypotropia
Iridocyclitis
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Nystagmus
Paralytic Strabismus
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Pinguecula
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinoblastoma
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Strabismus
Stye
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Sympathetic Uveitis
Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Anterior Vitrectomy
Cataract Removal Surgery
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Corneal Tattooing
Ocular Prosthetics
Repair of Eye Laceration
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    Specialties*
    • Cornea & External Diseases

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French
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    NPI Number
    • 1437157799
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Iowa College of Medicine Hospital & Clin
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Mount Auburn Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Brown University Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Christopher Rapuano, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Rapuano is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    20 patients have reviewed Dr. Rapuano. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rapuano.

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