Dr. Alexis Finlay, MD

Dr. Alexis Finlay, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Dr. Alexis Finlay, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ridgefield, CT. She graduated from Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences and specializes in ophthalmology.

38 Grove St

Ridgefield, CT 06877

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Progressive High Myopia
more than 90% of peers
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
more than 90% of peers
more than 83% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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6  Procedures

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.


  • Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • McGill University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins Unversity Hospital Wilmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Finlay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Finlay's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Finlay to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Finlay's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Saw Dr. Finlay for a dry eye. Turns out I had glaucoma in that eye. I opted for laser surgery, which she did then and there. It took 5 seconds, literally. She's got all the machines in her very pleasant, relaxing office, which is right in town, a mile from my house. Easy to park. Wonderful...more
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Dr. Finlay is a knowledgeable person with a kind, low key personality. It's easy to get an appointment. You don't have to wait multiple weeks to be seen by Dr. Finlay regardless of the type of appointment needed(emergency or check up). She's thorough & uses updated equipment. I find that although...more
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