Dr. Allan Rutzen, MD

Dr. Allan Rutzen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Allan Rutzen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Severna Park, MD and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

489 Ritchie Hwy

Severna Park, MD 21146

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Davis Vision
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 95% of peers
Herpetic Keratitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Rutzen'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

56  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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12  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • LASIK
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Harvard Med Sch/Mt Auburn Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • New Eng Eye Center Tufts University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Doheny Eye Institute Usc School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Lsu School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rutzen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rutzen's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rutzen to family and friends
21 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rutzen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

Very professional and knowledgeable . He explained everything very well The eye surgery went exactly as he said it would. The staff was the best I have seen in a long time. Friendly and helpful ????
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