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Dr. Karl R. Olsen, MD


  • (412) 683-5300

Dr. Olsen's Overview

Dr. Karl R. Olsen graduated from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 1980. He works in Altoona, PA and 2 other locations and specializes in Ophthalmology. Dr. Olsen is affiliated with UPMC Altoona, UPMC Mercy, UPMC Shadyside and Western Pennsylvania Hospital.

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken: English

Dr. Olsen's Experience

Years in Practice: 35

Conditions Treated by Dr. Olsen

  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular degeneration
  • Retinal detachments and defects
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Procedures Performed by Dr. Olsen

  • Destruction of lesion of retina and choroid
  • Lens and cataract procedures
  • Ophthalmological exam
  • Repair, retinal detachment
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Dr. Olsen's Specialties


Dr. Olsen's Education & Training

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Graduated 1980

Dr. Olsen's Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
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Dr. Olsen's Office Information & Appointments

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*This physician has multiple office locations. See Office Information for details.

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