Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Peter R. Laibson, MD

Peter R. Laibson, MD

Academic Title: Professor

Ophthalmology - Cornea

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Office Locations

840 Walnut Street, Ste. 920
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 928-3180

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • OPH, Cornea Service
  • Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • SUNY at Brooklyn College of Medicine, Medical School


  • Brooklyn Jewish Hospital


  • Wills Eye Hospital


  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • Nalaibson
  • Corneal Research Unit

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Commercial
  • Federal BCBS
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Litigation
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • Tricare

Recent Publications

Episodes of microbial keratitis with therapeutic silicone hydrogel bandage soft contact lenses

Indications, visual outcome, and ectasia in clear corneal transplants 20 years old or more

Trends in contact lens-related corneal ulcers at a tertiary referral center

A multicenter study to map genes for Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy: Baseline characteristics and heritability

Herpes zoster ophthalmicus: Comparison of disease in patients 60 years and older versus younger than 60 years

Clinical outcomes and prognostic factors associated with acanthamoeba keratitis

Update on fungal keratitis from 1999 to 2008

Recurrent corneal erosions and epithelial basement membrane dystrophy

Resistant herpes simplex keratitis

Third or greater penetrating keratoplasties: Indications, survival, and visual outcomes

Quality of Life in Keratoconus Patients After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Demographics of patients older than 50 years with keratoconus

Boston keratoprosthesis outcomes and complications

Comparative study of graft rejection in keratoconus patients with and without self-reported atopy

Steroid-induced intraocular pressure elevation or glaucoma after penetrating keratoplasty in patients with keratoconus or Fuchs dystrophy.

Keratoconus associated with other corneal dystrophies

Slitlamp biomicroscopy and photographic image analysis of herpes simplex virus stromal keratitis

Cornea: External disease and contact lenses

Peer discussion

Indications for penetrating keratoplasty and associated procedures, 2001-2005