Dr. Alexander Izad, MD

Dr. Alexander Izad, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
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Dr. Alexander Izad, MD is a vitreoretinal disease & surgery doctor who practices in Terre Haute, IN. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Read his story

1530 N 7th St Ste 502

Terre Haute, IN 47807

Contact Information

(812) 281-2608

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Macular Edema
more than 79% of peers
Macular Hole
more than 79% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
more than 69% of peers

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Dr. Izad's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Izad "Dr. Izad earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, one of the top-ranked medical universities in the world. He was also a visiting scholar at Harvard Medical School, Brown University, Emory University and Thomas Jefferson University Schools of Medicine. He completed his internship at Yale University School of Medicine and finished his residency in Ophthalmology at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University. He served as Chief resident during his training. He completed his fellowship training in Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He began his career as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine as the Director of Retina at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System in Tucson. He continues his career in private practice in North Texas and Southern California. Dr. Izad has been actively involved in clinical research, serving as the principal investigator for many national research trials. He has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and lectured extensively on various subjects in retinal diseases and surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and an active member of numerous professional organizations including the American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, running and hiking. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Izad "Our priority is to restore or maintain the best possible eyesight. We work closely with your primary eye doctor and other physicians involved in your care to not only treat your eye disease, but also to optimize your overall health."


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  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cryosurgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Indocyanine Green Angiography
  • Intravitreal Injection
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Karolinska Institute / Medical Faculty
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Hosp St Raphael Yale University Sch Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Texas Medical Branch Galveston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Izad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Persian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Izad's Performance
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  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Izad accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Izad has admitting privileges

Union Hospital
1606 N 7th St
Terre Haute, IN 47804
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