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Dr. Benjamin Bloom, MD


Philadelphia, PA

About Dr. Benjamin Bloom

After earning an undergraduate degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Bloom worked in the Biotechnology Branch of the NASA Electronics Research Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, designing medical instruments for the Apollo program. Dr. Bloom then entered Tufts Medical School, where he did research in retinal electrophysiology, strengthening his interest in ophthalmology and in retinal disease in particular. After an Internship at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, he began his Residency in Ophthalmology at the New England Medical Center, completing a PHS Traineeship in Retinal Electrophysiology. Dr. Bloom went on to a clinical fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital and a research fellowship at New York Hospital exploring the use of lasers in vitreous surgery. Dr. Bloom went into private practice in Philadelphia in 1980, and is currently on the staffs of Wills Eye Institute, Einstein Medical Center and Main Line Hospitals, Lankenau Medical Center. He maintains a particular specialty interest in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and other retinal diseases. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Retinal Specialists, American Academy of Ophthalmology and Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology.

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  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth


  • Ophthalmologist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Tufts University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • New England Medical Center, Residency in Ophthalmology

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Languages spoken

  • English

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Dr. Benjamin Bloom's office locations

Accuvision Eye Caregroup, PC

913 Walnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Accuvision Eye Caregroup, PC

100 Church Road, Suite 100

Ardmore, PA 19003

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