Dr. Alvin Tao, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 64
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Dr. Alvin Tao, MD
Dr. Alvin Tao, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Lafayette, IN. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Tao is affiliated with Franciscan Health Lafayette Central and Franciscan Health Lafayette East  .

2600 Greenbush St

Lafayette, IN 47904

Contact Information

(765) 448-8000

Dr. Alvin Tao, MD

Dr. Alvin Tao, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Tao's Experience

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Dr. Tao's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
63

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Blodgett Meml Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Blodgett Meml Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Fla
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tao to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Tao'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
West Lafayette, IN |
Dr. Tao is a very thorough and highly skilled doctor of ophthalmology. He takes the time to explain any eye problem in terms that a non-medical person can understand.
in Lafayette, IN |
Dr. Tao has a wonderful demeanor with patients. He is friendly and knowledgeable. He takes time to answer your questions and explain what he is doing. I really felt comfortable seeing him.
West Lafayette, IN |
I have been a patient of Dr. Tao for at least 25 years. I trust him absolutely with my eyes. He is caring especially during cataract surgery.
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Dr. Tao accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Tao has admitting privileges

Franciscan Health Lafayette Central
1501 Hartford St
Lafayette, IN 47904
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Franciscan Health Lafayette East 
1701 S Creasy Ln
Lafayette, IN 47905
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