Dr. Alan Salz, MD

Dr. Alan Salz, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Alan Salz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bridgewater, NJ and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

745 US Highway 202/206 Ste 301

Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Salz "Our mission has been to provide the highest quality medical and surgical ophthalmology care in a friendly and professional manner."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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9  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.


  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Pa Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • CastleConnolly Top Metro Area Doc, 2011
  • NJ Monthly Magazine Top Doc, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Salz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salz to family and friends
22 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Salz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

He is excellent doctor. When I first met him I was not surprised because I had met some medical professionals in St. Kitts & they describe him perfectly. He is professional & that may give the appearance of not having great bedside manners, with time the softer side appears. He explains everything...more
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Be prepared to wait without acknowledgement of delay. Arrived 305pm for Appt. Scheduled for 315pm. 335pm ask check in staff if the doctor is running late. 340pm call by Tech for eye test and to describe problem. 347pm finish with Tech and now in 2nd waiting room. 416 pm called into exam room. 427...more
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He has no bedside manner and treats people like crap.
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Good discussion with the doctor, he is very professional and rated high in the profession. Found the office staff to be quite cold, not sure if they didn't like their jobs or the management wants that environment.
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I had a terrific experience with Dr. Salz and his staff, they were caring and very professional.
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