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Dr. Francis J Clark, MD



Ophthalmology     -  Pennsylvania,  Blue Bell


 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

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 Conditions

  • Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Blepharitis
  • Botulinum Toxin Injection
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Type 1
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Infections
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dystonia 15, Myoclonic
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Feeding Assessment
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, J
  • Glaucoma Associated With Systemic Abnormalities
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Heroin Dependence
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immunodeficiency Without Anhidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Kidney Cryosurgery
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Motor Neuron Disease
  • Multiple Miscarriages
  • Negative Rheumatoid Factor Polyarthritis
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Jerash Type
  • Nickel Contact Allergy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Optic Pathway Glioma
  • Pancreas Disorders
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Pediatric Liver Transplants
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Radical Hysterectomies for Cervical Cancer
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ritalin Abuse
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Thinning of Skin
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Torsion Dystonia
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Transgender Care
  • Transoral Laser Microsurgery
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • White Coat Hypertension
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 Procedures

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Headache
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • LASIK
  • Lupus Erythematosus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
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 Years Since Graduation

  • 24
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 State License

  • Pennsylvania
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 Education & Training

Medical School


Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Graduated: 1986

Residency Hospital


Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN, USA

Year completed: 1991

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 Awards

Awards are not present.
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 Ratings

(Based on: 12 reviews)
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 Reviews

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A recent encounter has renewed my appreciation for kindness in mankind.
Do to a recent snowstorm, I was stuck in my car by the side of the road for hrs. I have never been so cold to the core.
Of course, no vehicle stopped to help.
A doctor wearing a white coat under his overcoat, apparently leaving the hospital, stopped and gave me a protein bar, a bottle of water, even his gloves.
I saw his embroidered name , Francis Clark.
By deflating my tires a bit and using torn pieces of a box under my tire, he was able to push my car out of an ice gulley. He than followed me safely home.
Thank you to this kind Samaritan.

12 January 2018, 12:18United States
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My recent hospital stay at a local hospital was not a pleasant experience. The lack of compassion by nurses and doctors was a common trend. The care rendered by Dr Clark was the only interaction that was a pleasure. His total dedication and compassion was a welcome difference from the culture of the entire staff.

01 January 2018, 03:08United States
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Dr Frances Clark was recommended by several of my neighbors in my community and I had a great experience.
Dr Clark is very knowledgeable about all the new technologies in cataract surgery and artificial lens implants.
He makes you feel comfortable and establishes a great rapport.
He performed my second cataract surgery and it was a great success.
The front desk could be more friendly and embracing... the only negative.

30 December 2017, 03:01United States
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There is no one else I would trust with my eyes than this group of doctors.
I always receive timely, compassionate, cutting edge care

14 October 2017, 04:39United States
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I am a surgical nurse and did extensive research to pick the cataract surgeon for my parents. Both were recently performed at the Blue Bell Surgery Center by Dr Francis Clark. The staff in the office and center were outstanding. I can appreciate a surgeon who is very skilled and competent yet conservative, non pushy, patient, compassionate.

07 August 2017, 04:31United States
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Dr. Clark is the best eye doctor I have seen, ever. He is outstanding in every aspect.

20 March 2013, 11:49United States
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All around wonderful experience with this office and the doctors. Dr. Clark has given me excellent vision after cataract surgery.

20 March 2013, 11:45United States
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Excellent experience with this office, staff and the doctors on every occasion.

08 March 2013, 12:19United States
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This doctor and his staff are my all time favorite doctor. He has provided eye care for over 20 of my family and friends. All are impressed by his skills, caring , and support staff.

15 February 2013, 03:19United States
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I recently had a wonderful experience with a new eye doctor that i wanted to share with everyone. I think I have become his biggest fan. I was seen by 2 pevious eye surgeons both who told me I needed cataract surgery immediately. Why? I don't know as I see well. I can even read without glasses.Both my priest and Family Doctor suggeted I see Dr. Clark. Thank God! Not only DO I NOT NEED SURGERY, but Dr.Clark gave me new glasses just for driving that allows me to see 20-20. I don't need glasses for reading after all. He is the best!

22 January 2012, 04:06United States
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Very happy with the care provided to my family and myself for over 20 years.

10 January 2012, 04:15United States
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Best eye doctor ever! Performed miracle on my eyes for cataract surgery. Wonderful bedside manner.

10 January 2012, 04:13United States
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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Ophthalmology Physicians and Sgns

1188 Dekalb Pike
Pennsylvania (PA)
Blue Bell,
19422

 Phone: (610) 272-1211
Office Volume:    50 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes


Other Office Locations

 Wills Eye Surgery Center

401 York Road
Pennsylvania (PA)
Blue Bell,
18974

 Phone: (215) 443-3022
 Ophthalmology Physicians and Sgns

1085 South Broad Street Suite F
Pennsylvania (PA)
Blue Bell,
19446

 Phone: (215) 361-1230
 Ophthalmology Physicians and Sgns

331 North York Road
Pennsylvania (PA)
Blue Bell,
19040

 Phone: (215) 672-4300

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.
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 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

Insurances are not present.

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 Affiliated Hospitals


The right hospital is as important as the right doctor
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Nazareth Hospital

2601 Holme Avenue Pennsylvania PA, Philadelphia, 19152

 (215) 335-6000

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  • This was great surgery for my bunions! No stitches or screws used and I got to wear normal shoes fairly quickly. Other doctors wanted to slit me open and keep me out of work for 2 months. My internist referred me and told me Dr. Kirell was the best doctor for minimal incision bunion surgery...he was right!...
    12 January 2018, 05:43
  • he is a rude dr that will put all of your issues aside to brag about himself and his "lengthy" medical background. He twisted my words and refused to treat me after I refused to take a medication he prescribed that would entail me to need blood tests often. that of which made my anxiety worse. Please don't go there...
    11 January 2018, 07:55
  • He has always been very wonderful kind and thorough with me and my children.. I love that he doesn't just throw meds at you and hurry you out of the office.
    11 January 2018, 01:51