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Dr. Alan Westeren, MD


Ophthalmology | Male

6527 La Jolla Blvd La Jolla, CA 92037 Get Directions


Dr. Alan Westeren, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. He is 50 years old.

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Dr. Westeren's Performance
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  • Office environment
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in San Diego, CA |
Wow! My husband, and i are still in shock from our experience at this practice a few hours ago! If there was an option for no stars, I would be pressing it! The first impression I we got was why are we being seen at 7pm for a surgical procedure. Then as we waited for my husband to be seen, both receptionist left so we were the only ones in the tiny lobby waiting. We waited an hour over our appt time to be seen. Once called back to the small dark room that was overwhelmingly crowded. My husband w
in Sebastopol, CA |
Fantastic eye surgeon and ophthalmologist...the best I have ever found. I will keep him as my eye doctor because he he is excellent and really cares and I can trust him.
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Dr. Westeren'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
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications
    • Cornea Second Edition, ISBN 0-323-02315-0, 1st Author, Chapter 164 entitled Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments ICRS, 2005
    • Clinical Ophthalmology, Diagnosis and Management, 12-27-2000
    • Techniques and Pearls for Successful Phakic IOL Surgery CD-ROM ISBN: 1-55642-661-5, 3rd Author, 2003
    • Phakic Intraocular Lenses: Principles and Practice, 1st Edition, ISBN: 1-55642-640-2, 3rd Author, Chapter OIIs 6H2 Phakic IOL for Correction of Refractive Errors, Slack, Inc, 2003 (edited by David R. Hardten, MD, Richard Lindstrom, MD, Elizabeth Davis, MD]
    • Eye Disease Therapy, 3-29-2000
    • Review Article: Immunomodulating Agents in Cornea & Anterior Segment Disease, 1st Author, 2003 Case Series, Treatment Results: Regression and Haze After Excimer Ablation, 1st Author, 2003 Mitomycin and PRK, 1st Author, May 2001
    • www.linkedin.com/in/alanwestereneyesurgeonmd

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    No malpractice history found for California.

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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy