Dr. Alan Erickson, MD

Dr. Alan Erickson, MD

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Age 64
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Dr. Alan Erickson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Manahawkin, NJ and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1206 Route 72 W

Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 96% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 93% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Erickson'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Chestnut Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Erickson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Erickson's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Erickson to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Erickson'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I always recommend Dr. Erickson to friends. I have known him for years as he was also my mom's doctor. Yesterday I went to him for my routine eye exam because my optometrist retired. I discussed some issues I was having, and he took the time to listen. I have never had such a thorough routine...more
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