Dr. Neal Andrew Sher MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Neal Sher is an ophthalmologist in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 43 years. Dr. Sher accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and one of 25 at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery

Clinical Interests: Lasers, Laser vision correction, Lasik, medicolegal ophthalmolgy

Education & Medical Training

University of Minnesota
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1975–1979

University of Minnesota
Internship, Pediatrics, 1971–1972

Boston University School of Medicine
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 34 years in Ophthalmology

MN State Medical License
Active through 2015

WI State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Sources of medical error in refractive surgery.
Moshirfar, M.,Simpson, R. G.,Dave, S. B.,Christiansen, S. M.,Edmonds, J. N.,Culbertson, W. W.,Pascucci, S. E.,Sher, N. A.,Cano, D. B.,Trattler, W. B.

An in vitro evaluation of electromagnetic interference between implantable cardiac devices and ophthalmic laser systems.
Sher, N. A., Golben, M. P., Kresge, K., Selznick, L., Adabag, S.

A retrospective review of photorefractive keratectomy to enhance earlier radial keratotomy.
Sher, N.A., Golben, M.P., Bond, W., Trattler, W.B.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • QualCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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