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
38 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

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  • 3
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  • 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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

After seeing all these reviews and meeting the Dr. personally, I can definitely see where all the negative reviews are coming from. The doctor acts as though he is on a pedestal and way to busy to answer any questions I had. I'll be using another laser eye surgeon. Thanks to those who fore-warned...more
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Alexandar won't give you a time of day to ask any questions. He's in and out. I felt as though he made me feel small and insignificant. I felt like he was up on a pedestal. After seeing all these negative reviews, I for one will not be using Alexandar.
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My experience was excellent. Dr Alexander is caring as well as his staff. His expertise in the field is astounding. I'm so happy I choose to have my surgery with him.
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I had surgery with Dr. Alexander. I loved how my vision turned out and the care I received so much my father had surgery with him shortly after my surgery. I've recommended him to all of my friends as well. If you want your surgery done right and want the best care, go to Dr. Alexander and his...more
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I recently had cataract surgery and implants of PermaClear lenses. For the first time in years and years I can see clearly, read fine print, the world is a brighter better place because of Dr. Avery Alexander of the Alexander Eye Institute in Appleton, WI. I HIGHLY recommend them. The entire...more
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