ALLEN W. ZIEKER, M.D. Dr. Allen Zieker has been in practice as an ophthalmologist for more than 33 years. Working with cataract patients is his passion; in fact,last year alone he performed more than 1,500 cataract surgeries. During his career, he has completed well over 5,000 laser procedures and several thousand astigmatic surgeries. Dr. Allen Zieker was a partner of the former Troy Eye Associates and a founding member of Albany-Troy Cataract and Laser Associates. Expansion into communities surrounding Albany and Troy led to the renaming of the practice to Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region. The goal of the expansion is to better serve patients from all the areas of the Capital District. Dr. Allen Zieker is the president of the practice and director of cataract surgery. EDUCATION Dr. Allen Zieker received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Mount Saint Mary's College in Maryland and his M.D. at the Albany Medical College of Union University. After finishing a residency in internal medicine in Connecticut, he then completed an ophthalmology residency at the Albany Medical Center Hospital in 1981. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Dr. Allen Zieker is a board-certified ophthalmologist and is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and member of the American Academy of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Dr. Allen Zieker is the medical director and one of the founding members of the Albany Regional Eye Surgery Center. PRACTICING AT OUR LOCATIONS IN Albany Clifton Park Schenectady Schodack Troy WORKING WITH Cataract Treatment, Surgery & Laser Lasik Surgery Specialty & Laser Cataract Surgery LATEST NEWS
Learn about this doctor
Dr. Zieker's Experience
For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.
Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.
Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.
Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.
Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.
Awards & Recognition
View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.
Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.
Overall Patient Satisfaction
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zieker to family and friends is 3.9 out of 5