Dr. Alice Lyon, MD

Dr. Alice Lyon, MD

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Female  ·  
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 specializes in ophthalmology.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 1520

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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

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

Dr. Lyon'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.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

54  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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8  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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 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)

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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