Dr. Alan Solinsky, MD

Dr. Alan Solinsky, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Alan Solinsky, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in West Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1013 Farmington Ave Ste 2

West Hartford, CT 06107

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

80  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • 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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14  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Hartford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • St. Christopher's Hospital For Children
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2008
  • 2010 Consumers Research Council Best Ophthalmolgists in America, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Solinsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Solinsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Solinsky to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Solinsky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I saw Dr. Jen at Solinski's office. The cave me they kept me waiting for two hours before I could see the doctor. I decided to return after this unprofessional behavior
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Delighted to record a ten plus year long relationship with Dr S's practice. The level of concern displayed, the quality of information and options provided is both assuring and comforting. The obvious effort exerted by this practice to employ a multi-ethnic community of young professionals is...more
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Dr. Solinski has taken great care of my eyes for a number of years. Recently, he performed cataract surgery and leI yser surgery on my eyes and, at age 67, I'm able to drive at night! I highly recommend Dr. Solinsky to other folks who need eye treatment.. I now live in New Hampshire, but drive to...more
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