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Dr. Thomas Coats, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology*
3.5 (24)
Map Pin Small Fort Washington, PA
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Thomas Coats, MD

Dr. Thomas Coats, MD is a Pediatric Ophthalmology Specialist in Fort Washington, PA. They specialize in Pediatric Ophthalmology, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University and is affiliated with Jefferson Abington Hospital and Jefferson Lansdale Hospital. Dr. Coats, completed a residency at Wills Eye Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Coats an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Coats works at Practice in Fort Washington, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Astigmatism, Nearsightedness and Presbyopia 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. Coats' Office Locations

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    1244 Fort Washington Ave Ste E, Fort Washington, PA 19034 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 643-2730

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  • Jefferson Abington Hospital
  • Jefferson Lansdale Hospital

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    About Dr. Thomas Coats, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pediatric Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1558369942
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Abington Memorial
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Thomas Coats, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Coats is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Coats has seen patients for Astigmatism, Nearsightedness and Presbyopia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Coats on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    24 patients have reviewed Dr. Coats. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Coats.

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