Dr. Daniel Alter, MD

Dr. Daniel Alter, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Daniel Alter, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University of Illinois in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1100 W Central Rd Ste L2

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Floaters
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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8  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Illinois
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Macneal Memorial Hospital Berwyn Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Illinois
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Haitian Creole
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alter to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Alter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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