Dr. Alan Aker, MD

Dr. Alan Aker, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. Alan Aker, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boca Raton, FL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1445 NW 2nd Ave

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Aker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Aker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Aker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Aker "Dr. Aker is a distinguished graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and earned his medical degree from New York Medical College. During his residency at North Shore University Hospital (Cornell), Dr. Aker served a two year term as Chief Resident and Coordinator of the hospital's residency program. In his desire to maintain the highest possible standards as a surgeon, he became a charter member of the American College of Eye Surgeons and has served as President of both the College as well as its certifying board, the American Board of Eye Surgery. He also served as Chief Medical Editor of Ophthalmology Management medical journal. Dr. Aker is co-founder and Medical Director of the Aker Kasten Eye Center. At various times he has participated in FDA studies and has lectured extensively throughout the years at meetings such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society for Cataract & Refractive Surgery and the American College of Eye Surgeons. Dr. Aker has also lectured nationally and internationally on functional vision as it pertains to intraocular lenses. He has authored many articles and book chapters on laser refractive surgery, cataract surgery and advanced technology IOLs, including accommodating IOLs."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Aker "Caring professionals preserving the gift of sight.

Our mission is to meet the needs and consistently exceed the expectations of all those whose lives we touch, in a gentle and loving manner.

We pledge to work together as professionals to provide quality care for our patients.

We strive to instill trust and well-being and nurture lasting relationships."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Montefiore Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • N Shore University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Aker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Aker's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aker to family and friends
23 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Aker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My entire experience at Aker Kasten was outstanding. The staff was so friendly and helpful. Dr. Aker was better that I could have ever hoped for. Most importantly, I am thrilled with my result! Thank you!
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Run don't walk away from this clinic.. Accidentally put white out in my eyes one morning when reaching for my eye drops. Called them immediately to be seen and they said wouldn't.because I had a $39 bill that had they had been mailing to an incorrect address.. their mistake..and never tried to...more
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