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Christina S. Moon, MD

Christina S. Moon, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Languages spoken:

  • French
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Dr. Moon is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Ophthalmology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Ophthalmology, 2014

Clinical Expertise:

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
  • Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
  • Blepharitis
  • BOTOX Therapy
  • Brow Lift
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology Study (EPS)
  • Cataract Implant Surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Computer Vision Syndrome
  • Conjunctivitis (Pinkeye)
  • Contact Lenses
  • Corneal Ulcers
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Conditions
  • Eye Emergencies
  • Eye Floaters
  • Eye Inflammation
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Eyelid Tumors
  • Facial Nerve Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA)
  • Low Vision Aids
  • Macular Degneration
  • Macular Hole
  • Melanoma
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Microsurgery
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Myopia (Nearsightedness)
  • Optic Nerve Disorders
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Tumors
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Pigmented Lesions
  • Pupil Disorders
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Strabismus (Crossed Eyes)
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Temporal Arteritis (Giant Cell Arteritis)
  • Thyroid Eye Disorders
  • Uveitis
  • Vision Loss
  • Vitrectomy
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Superior Vision Benefit Mgmt, Inc (Block Vision)
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: University of Miami Hospital and Clinic


American Academy of Ophthalmology, National American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, National Cornea Society, National International Society of Refractive Surgery, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Moon is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Post TW, ed.: Blepharitis UpToDate : 2018.

Post TW, ed: Eyelid Lesions UpToDate : 2018.

Moon CS, Nanji AA, Galor A, Karp Cl: Surgical versus Medical Treatment of Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia: A Cost Comparison Ophthalmology 123 ( 3) : 497-504,2016.

Nanji AA, Moon CS, Galor A, Sein J, Oellers P, Karp CL: Surgical versus Medical treatment of Ocular Surfaces Squamous Neoplasia: A Comparison of Recurrences and Complications Ophthalmology 121(5) : 994-1000,2014.

Moon CS, Yoo SH: I Have a Radial Tear in the Posterior Capsule. How do I Proceed with Phaco and IOL Implantation? Curbside Consultation in Cataract Surgery, 2nd ed. : 2014.

Moon CS, Dunn JP: EDTA Chelation. Surgical Management of Intraocular Inflammation and Infection. : 2013.

Moon CS, Dunn JP: Corneal Biopsy Surgical Management of Intraocular Inflammation and Infection : 2013.

Desai MA, Moon CS, Bretana ME, Ehlies F, Winnick M, Lee RK: Pupillary Block Glaucoma Secondary to Phacodonesis in Pseudoexfoliation Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging : 1-7,2010.

Moon, CS, Turalba A, Anderson KL, Feller ER>: Reducing the public health burden of low vision in the Rhode Island elderly Medicine and Health Rhode Island 90(9) : 283-286,2007.

Park CY, Zhu Z, Zhang C, Moon CS, Chuck RS.: Cellular redox state predicts in vitro corneal endothelial cell proliferation capacity Experimental Eye Research 83(4) : 903-10,2006.

Academic Contact Info

Scheie Eye Institute
51 N. 39th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)