Dr. Alexandra Konowal, DO

Dr. Alexandra Konowal, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Alexandra Konowal, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Estero, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read her story

9500 Corkscrew Palms Cir Ste 3

Estero, FL 33928

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Konowal performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinguecula
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Konowal's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Konowal's bio

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Konowal "At Konowal Vision Center, we truly care how your vision is affecting the quality of your life.  We spend extra time with our patients to ensure that all questions are answered and all concerns are addressed.  If a patient requests and allows, we can share any treatment plan with trusted family and friends."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology**

58  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergies
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Essential Blepharospasm
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cyst
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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19  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Botox® for Blepharospasm
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Illinois At Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Stanford U Sch Med/Stanford U Hosp
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Chicago Osteopathic Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mt Sinai Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Northwestern University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Chicago Osteopathic Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Olympia Fields Osteopathic Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • American Academy Of Ophthalmology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Rush Presby-St Luke's Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Stanford University
    Other Education | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Konowal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Konowal's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Konowal to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Konowal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I submitted all the paperwork at least as soon as I received the papers which was a month before my appointment. On the paper I had to write down all my meds and everything I was allergic to. Obviously the papers were not read. I was told that using baby shampoo hadn’t been used in 40 years, and...more
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Very professional and caring.
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As happy as I was with Dr, Konowal and most of her staff will not use her practice because of her office manager Ms. Karen. The words that come to my mind is not something I would put in writing. She (Ms. Karen) does not belong working with people. Rude would be an understatment. Shame on her.
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I had a retina, tear and she saw me the same day. She referred me to their retina, surgeon, Dr. Richard Sherman who performed laser surgery the next day. All records were sent to my Maryland OD and laser surgeon who were clear about my care. With confidence, I recommend the practice.
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treated my wife with steroidal type meds for months for pans she was having and when i finally went in to treatment room with my wife the Dr told me that l should find another Dr. Two weeks later my wife was admitted to hospital for congentical heart failure and she died 2 weeks later. CAT scan...more
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