Dr. Alan Letson, MD

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Dr. Alan Letson, MD
Dr. Alan Letson, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Columbus, OH. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Letson is affiliated with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

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    Dr. Letson's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (1)
    in Canton, OH |
    Front desk service seems to be hit or miss.. Mediocre to very good, but NEVER horrible. Wait time can be long, but when you see how thorough the DR is, you will understand why.
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    Dr. Letson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Exophoria
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Heterophoria
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Education

    • Medical School
      Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1977

    • Internship Hospital
      St Lukes Hospital

      Completed in 1978

    • Residency Hospital
      Ohio State University

      Completed in 1981

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Ohio State University

      Completed in 1982

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery