Dr. Alan Sampson, MD

Dr. Alan Sampson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Alan Sampson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lakeport, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

987 Parallel Dr Ste 101

Lakeport, CA 95453

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Sampson does not have any board certifications listed.

67  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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15  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • White Mem Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sampson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sampson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sampson's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sampson to family and friends
12 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Sampson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Totally satisfied for both my wife and self. Just got glasses from program he suggested. Exellent result. Sometimes a wait but always top notch attention. Great guy and team. 5 star! Lindsay Connelly.
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Horrible wait time. Frustrated overbooked doctor
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I called Dr. Sampson's office to get a new prescription for eyeglasses as I had lost my old pair. The first available appointment was for 3 months out, today! I walked in this morning, on time, to a packed waiting room. Waited 90 min before Dr. Sampson came into the examination room and the 1st...more
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I had cataract surgery done by another dr that left my iris incompletely sealed which let light into my eye and it interfered with my vision. I was told by the original dr as well as university specialist that nothing could be done. Dr Sampson sealed it using laser treatment (I can't cite...more
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I saw him twice and both times had to wait at least an hour to be seen and never received an apology. Very poorly run office, which is too bad because the Doctor seems quite competent and professional
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