Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Courtland M. Schmidt, MD

Courtland M. Schmidt, MD

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Ophthalmology - Glaucoma

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Office Locations

840 Walnut Street
Ste. 920
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 928-3342

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Wayne State University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • St Francis Medical Center


  • Wills Eye Hospital


  • Wills Eye Hospital

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
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Commercial
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Federal BCBS
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Litigation
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mutual Omaha Preferred
  • Opti Choice
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Tricare
  • Workers Comp


Recent Publications

Pilot Study Assessing the Use of High-density Polyethylene (Su-Por) for Tube Shunt Patch Grafts

The Effects of Mozart's music on the performance of glaucoma patients on automated perimetry

Agreement of visual field interpretation among glaucoma specialists and comprehensive ophthalmologists: Comparison of time and methods

Evaluating a new disc staging scale for glaucomatous damage: The ability to detect change over time

Timolol/dorzolamide combination therapy as initial treatment for intraocular pressure over 30 mm Hg

Patient comfort with combined anterior sub-Tenon's, topical, and intracameral anesthesia versus retrobulbar anesthesia in trabeculectomy, phacotrabeculectomy, and aqueous shunt surgery

Aqueous shunts for intractable glaucoma in infants

Effectiveness of nonocclusive ligature and fenestration used in Baerveldt aqueous shunts for early postoperative intraocular pressure control

The outcome of the functioning filter after subsequent cataract extraction

Community survey of the distribution of Lumholtz's Tree-kangaroo on the Atherton Tablelands, North-east Queensland

A randomized trial of the long-term effects of digital ocular compression in the late postoperative period

Autologous patch graft in tube shunt surgery

Long-term outcome of aqueous shunt surgery in ten patients with iridocorneal endothelial syndrome

Reversal of optic disc cupping after glaucoma surgery analyzed with a scanning laser tomograph

Filtration procedures supplemented with mitomycin C in the management of childhood glaucoma

Simultaneous use of mitomycin-C with Baerveldt implantation

Evaluation of subjective patient comfort with latanoprost use

Encapsulated filtering blebs after trabeculectomy with mitomycin-C

A color Doppler analysis of nifedipine-induced posterior ocular blood flow changes in open-angle glaucoma

Mitomycin-C supplemented trabeculectomy, phacoemulsification, and foldable lens implantation