Dr. Alice Lyon, MD

Dr. Alice Lyon, MD

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57 y/o
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Dr. Alice Lyon, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 1520

Chicago, IL 60611
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Eye Surgery
high
more than 83% of peers
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
high
more than 82% of peers
Retina Diseases
high
more than 80% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lyon ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • New York Hospital Cornell University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lyon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lyon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lyon to family and friends
4.3
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lyon'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
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Lyon is intelligent and professional.. She shows concerns for her patients. She performed an eye surgery for my dad's eyes after a cataract complication and she ensured she and her team explained the process thoroughly to us throughout the entire preparation. She has an awesome and excellent...more
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Dr. Lyon accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • HFN
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
    UniCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice
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Hospitals where Dr. Lyon has admitting privileges

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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