Dr. Richard Jahnle

Ophthalmology
Havertown, PA
38 years experience male

Locations

Jahnle Eye Associates

Havertown, PA

Address

2010 West Chester Pike, Suite 310, Havertown, PA
Directions

Practice website

Fax

610-446-3360

Insurances accepted

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Beech Street

Berkshire Insurance Group

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First Health

GHI

HealthAmerica

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Humana

InterGroup

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Mail Handlers Benefit Plan

MultiPlan

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Spectera

Office

Havertown, PA

Office

Media, PA

About

Bio

Richard L. Jahnle, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and lens implant surgery. One of the most experienced cataract surgeons in Delaware County, Dr. Jahnle has performed over 15,000 eye surgeries. He is a comprehensive medical and surgical ophthalmologist, evaluating and treating patients with glaucoma, diabetes, age related eye diseases and numerous other eye conditions. Dr. Jahnle grew up in Havertown. He graduated summa cum laude from St. Joseph’s University. He attended Jefferson Medical College where he graduated with honors, having been elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Jahnle completed his ophthalmology residency at The Wills Eye Hospital where he was selected Chief Resident in his senior year. He was an active member of the teaching service in the cataract and primary eye care service at Wills Eye Hospital for ten years. Dr. Jahnle is a founding partner and board member of the Surgery Center of Pennsylvania. He is an attending surgeon at Riddle Memorial Hospital and is on the courtesy staff at Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Among his professional affiliations are the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Wills Eye Hospital Society, the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Greater Philadelphia Ophthalmology Society. He is a Main Line Today magazine “Top Doc” award winner. Dr. Jahnle and his wife live in Radnor township and have four children. Dr. Jahnle enjoys sports and coached recreation league basketball, baseball and softball for years. He enjoys music, art and architecture.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology, Board Certified

Ophthalmology

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
10 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Jahnle
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Try artificial tears: Over the counter eye lubricating, also known as artificial tears, frequently relieve this symptom.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Jahnle
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Try artificial tears: If the problem is the eye itself try tears. If the problem is actually the eye lids, the problem may be a stye. If it is the lids try warm compresse 4 ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Jahnle
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Warm compresses: A stye is a swelling or blockage of one of the small oil glands on the edge of your eyelid. Most commonly, warm compresse 4 times per day for about 3 ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Feb 10, 2013
Dr Richard Jahnle is an outstanding ophthalmologist. I recommend him to a family member.
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Dec 16, 2012
Have been a patient of Dr. Jahnle's for over 10 years, he has always been very professional and caring with my eyecare. Brand new office looks great, the staff was very pleasant, I was seen quickly, ...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
I scratched my eye and my family doctor recommended Dr. Jahnle. When I called I was able to get an appointment quickly. Dr. Jahnle took the time to listen to my concerns and addressed them all. He eve...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, PA
Graduated 1982MD

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

Wills Eye hospital

Residency

Wills Eye Institute

Residency

Abington Memorial Hospital

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Co-Chief Resident, Wills Eye Hospital
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Scoiety, Jefferson Medical college

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Delaware County Medical Society
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