Dr. George J. Alter, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 61

6035 Fairview Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
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Dr. Alter's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Novant Health - Presbyterian Medical Center
200 Hawthorne Lane
Charlotte, NC 28204

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Accepting new patients?

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Charlotte Eye Ear Nose Throat
Charlotte Eye Ear Nose Throat
6035 Fairview Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
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    Dr. Alter's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Blepharoplasty
    • Blepharorrhaphy
    • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Enucleation of Eye
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eyelid Reconstruction Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Orbit Evisceration
    • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Tear Duct Tubes (Dacryocystorhinostomy)
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    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypertensive Eye
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Conjunctivitis
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Farsightedness
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Keratitis
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    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Orbital Cellulitis
    • Presbyopia
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Stye
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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

    University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    Naval Reg Med Center
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    Bethesda Naval Hospital
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    Wills Eye Hospital
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Alter & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Alter's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Novant Health - Presbyterian Medical Center where Dr. Alter has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    1 response
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 1 response
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    Experience with Dr. Alter
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    Office Locations

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    Charlotte Eye Ear Nose Throat
    6035 Fairview Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28210
    (704) 295-3000 (Office)
    (704) 838-8494 (Fax)
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