Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Kara C. Lamattina, MD

Kara C. Lamattina, MD

Academic Title: Clinical Instructor

Pediatrics - Ophthalmology

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Office Locations

840 Walnut Street, Ste. 1210
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 928-3240
Fax: (215) 928-3983

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • New York Medical College, Medical School


  • Cook County Hospital Chicago, IL


  • Cook County Hospital Chicago, IL

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
  • AmeriHealth
  • Amerihealth 65
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • CorVel
  • Federal BCBS
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • Premier Blue
  • Teamsters Ins
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Workers Comp

Recent Publications

Influence of an intentionally induced posterior lens capsule rupture on the real-time intraocular pressure during phacoemulsification in canine ex vivo eyes

Posterior capsular rent: Prevention and management

The Malaysian Cataract Surgery Registry: Risk Indicators for posterior capsular rupture

Pharmacologic interventions for mydriasis in cataract surgery

One Year Experience with Quality Control of Cataract Surgery Using an Internet-Based EUREQUO Database | Ein Jahr Erfahrung mit der Qualitätssicherung der Kataraktoperation (EUREQUO) an einem öffentlichen Spital

Effects of topical ketorolac tromethamine 0.45% on intraoperative miosis and prostaglandin E2release during femtosecond laser–assisted cataract surgery

Surgical pearls to minimize the incidence of posterior capsule rent

Anterior chamber intraocular lens in posterior capsular rent

Predisposing factors for posterior capsular rent

Refractive aim and visual outcome after phacoemulsification: A 2-year review from a Tertiary Private Eye Hospital in Sub-Saharan Africa

Clinical outcomes of 23-gauge pars plana vitrectomy for the management of posterior capsule rupture in phacoemulsification

The Melaka Hospital cataract complications study analysis of 12,992 eyes

Risk factors for corneal endothelial cell loss by cataract surgery in eyes with pseudoexfoliation syndrome

Comparison of vitreous loss rates between manual phacoemulsification and femtosecond laser–assisted cataract surgery

Distribution of pseudoexfoliation material on anterior segment structures in human autopsy eyes after cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation

Posterior capsule rupture-causes, associations and outcomes: eight year analysis in a Malaysian General Hospital

Long-term results of phacoemulsification in pseudoexfoliation syndrome | Résultats à long terme de la phacoémulsification dans le syndrome pseudoexfoliatif

Complications of Cataract Surgery in Iran: Trend from 2006 to 2010

Guidelines for establishing quality outcomes in cataract surgery in an ambulatory surgery center

Prevalence of pseudoexfoliation syndrome and pseudoexfoliation glaucoma in population of north-west croatia aged 40 and over