Dr. Avery Alexander, MD

Dr. Avery Alexander, MD

Cornea & Refractive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Avery Alexander, MD is a cornea & refractive surgery specialist in Appleton, WI and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1985 and specializes in cornea & refractive surgery, ophthalmology, and more.

250 N Metro Dr

Appleton, WI 54913

Contact Information

(920) 830-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service

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Top Care Areas

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more than 71% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
more than 70% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 56% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alexander "I am personally committed to giving our patients the highest level of attention and will strive to exceed your expectations by giving you the finest care possible, from the first time we meet and for years to come."

6  Specialties

  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

24  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects

10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Eye Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Refractive Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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1 Sanction
  • Failure to keep adequate patient records (11/19/2014)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Wisconsin
1 Board Action
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (11/16/2011)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Wisconsin


  • University of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Santa Clara Vly Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Kellogg Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alexander's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alexander to family and friends
40 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Alexander's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Just a terrible doctor. Not sure how he maintains a license to practice.
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I question Alexander's expertise. I was assured I was a candidate for laser eye surgery, and he performed laser eye surgery on candidates like me "all the time" without issue. Well, I'm one year removed from laser eye surgery, and this is the biggest medical mistake I've ever made. Eyes are worse...more
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Dr. Alexander and his entire staff are professional and committed to quality outcomes. You never feel rushed and no question goes unanswered. Even the most anxious patient (me) is comforted with the care, attention, and compassion each and every member of the staff provides - starting with Dr....more
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My best corrected vision before laser surgery in my left eye was 60/20 and 20/20 in my right. That alone, as I found out after the fact, is an immediate red flag to any eye doctor you cares and will tell you that you are not a candidate for laser eye surgery; Well, that is except for Alexander, who...more
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I just had my yearly exam and yet again my experience was great. After over 5 years my vision is still great and the staff is wonderful! I'm so happy I chose Dr. Alexander to do my surgery.
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