Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Arunan  Sivalingam, M.D.

Arunan Sivalingam, M.D.

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor

Ophthalmology - Retina

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Office Locations

840 Walnut Street
Suite 1020
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 928-3300

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, Medical School


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • 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
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • CorVel
  • 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
  • Medicaid of DE
  • Medicaid of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • Opti Choice
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Tricare

Recent Publications

Comparison of monthly vs treat-and-extend regimens for individuals with macular edema who respond well to anti-vascular endothelial growth factor medications: Secondary outcomes from the SCORE2 randomized clinical trial

Long-Term Visual Outcomes and Safety Profile of 27-Gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Posterior Segment Disease

Hemorrhagic occlusive retinal vasculitis and nonhemorrhagic vasculitis after uncomplicated cataract surgery with intracameral vancomycin

Bilateral occipital pole hypertensive stroke diagnosed with macular integrity assessment (MAIA) microperimetry



Microbial spectrum and outcomes of endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection versus pars plana vitrectomy

Outcomes of 27 Gauge Microincision Vitrectomy Surgery for Posterior Segment Disease

Combined 23-Gauge PPV and Scleral Buckle Versus 23-Gauge PPV Alone for Primary Repair of Pseudophakic Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment


Effect of topical aqueous suppression on intraocular gas duration after pure perfluoropropane injection in nonvitrectomized eyes with retinal detachment

Management of thick submacular hemorrhage with subretinal tissue plasminogen activator and pneumatic displacement for age-related macular degeneration

Pars plana vitrectomy and scleral buckle versus pars plana vitrectomy alone for patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment at high risk for proliferative vitreoretinopathy

Optic neuropathy after vitrectomy for retinal detachment: Clinical features and analysis of risk factors

The qualities of a good retina fellow: Retina specialists who work closely with fellows share their thoughts on what characteristics they like (and do not like) to see in those who pursue retina fellowships in their programs, and offer advice on how to get the most of a retina fellowship

Combination intravitreal bevacizumab/panretinal photocoagulation versus panretinal photocoagulation alone in the treatment of neovascular glaucoma

Intravitreal bevacizumab (avastin) in central retinal vein occlusion

Optical coherence tomography of chronic solar retinopathy

Infectious and presumed noninfectious endophthalmitis after intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection

Surgical ablation of retinal angiomatous proliferation