Dr. Arunan Sivalingam MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Arunan Sivalingam is an ophthalmologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Wills Eye Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Sivalingam accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 52 doctors at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and one of 238 at Wills Eye Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Retinal

Clinical Interests: Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachment, Diabetes Complications, Diabetic Retinopathy

Hospital Affiliation

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Wills Eye Hospital
Ranked #2 in Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985–1986

Wills Eye Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1986–1991

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

DE State Medical License
Active through 2015

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

SD State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

Optic Neuropathy after Vitrectomy for Retinal Detachment: Clinical Features and Analysis of Risk Factors.
Bansal, A. S., Hsu, J., Garg, S. J., Sivalingam, A., Vander, J. F., Moster, M., Maguire, J. I., Regillo, C. D.

The ocular ischemic syndrome. II. Mortality and systemic morbidity.
Sivalingam, A., Brown, G. C., Magargal, L. E., Menduke, H.

The ocular ischemic syndrome. III. Visual prognosis and the effect of treatment.
Sivalingam, A., Brown, G. C., Magargal, L. E.

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Insurances 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 Wyoming BlueChoice Personal
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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