Jefferson University Hospitals
Rachel M. Niknam, MD

Rachel M Niknam MD

Academic Title

Clinical Instructor

Specialties

Ophthalmology - General
Ophthalmology - Glaucoma

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Overview

Locations

Departments & Programs

Conditions

Education & Fellowships

  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School
  • Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency: Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Scheie Eye Institute-HUP

Board Certification

  • Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Insurances Accepted

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.

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • AmeriHealth
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Amerihealth 65
  • Berkshire Health Partners
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • One Net PPO
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Provider Select Inc
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan
  • United Healthcare

Contact Us

New or returning patients can complete our secure, online appointment request form. A representative from Jefferson will contact you by email to confirm your appointment.

If you'd rather speak with a JEFF NOW® representative, click 1-800-JEFFNOW below. You will then be prompted to enter your phone number.

Call 1-800-JEFFNOW

Primary Location

601 Walnut Street
Suite 210 West, Curtis Ctr.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 925-6402
Fax: (215) 925-0262
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