Dr. Alan Chow, MD

Dr. Alan Chow, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Alan Chow, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Glen Ellyn, IL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology.

386 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 3N

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink

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Top Care Areas

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Heterophoria
very high
more than 96% of peers
Exophoria
very high
more than 95% of peers
Nystagmus
high
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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3  Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Childrens Hospital National Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chow's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chow to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Chow's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My son had crossed eyes and Dr chow fixed them through surgery to make them perfectly straight!
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He is so amazing. I trusted his opinion completely. He did an amazing job on my sons eye surgery. I felt like we were in great hands with Dr. Chow.
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