Dr. Alan N. Carlson, MD

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Specializes in Cornea & Refractive Surgery • Male • Age 59

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Hospital Quality

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Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27710

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Duke Center For Aesthetic Svs
Duke Center For Aesthetic Svs
3475 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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    Dr. Carlson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
    • Anterior Segment Surgery
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
    • Laser Cataract Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
    • Pterygium Excision
    • Refractive Surgery
    • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    2
    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Surgery Complications
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Farsightedness
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
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    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Stye
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Wrong Power Intraocular Lens
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Duke University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor Med Center
    Complete in 1986

    Fellowship Hospital

    Baylor Med Center
    Complete in 1987
    Duke University Med Center
    Complete in 1988

    Undergraduate Schools

    Duke University
    Graduated in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Carlson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Carlson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Carlson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends

    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Carlson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 16 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Carlson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    • Yes.

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    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • MVP Health Care
    • Optima Health
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Duke Center For Aesthetic Svs
    3475 Erwin Rd
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 681-8555 (Office)
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