Dr. Ghada H. Altaher, MD

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Dr. Ghada H. Altaher, MD

Ophthalmology | Female

El Paso Eye Institute 1600 Medical Center Dr Ste 120, El Paso, TX 79902 Get Directions
(915) 545-2700

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      3.7 based on 6 responses
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      Experience with Dr. Altaher
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Altaher's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (5)
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      in Boston, MA |
      Extremely pleasant. She took me in and saw me within 10 minutes. She was very kind and made sure my eye (which had been sore for weeks) was fixed! Highly recommended
      in El Paso, TX |
      Dr. Altaher is a very nice woman. She takes the time to see her patients thoroughly. She is very caring, polite, explains all that she does. There is very little wait time. The staff is very helpful and polite. Location: easy to access.
      Staff didn't know abything. Very rude and unprofessional. Doctor was also very rude and very unprofessional.
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

      Board Certifications

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Anisocoria
      • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
      • Benign Tumor
      • Blepharitis
      • Blind Hypertensive Eye
      • Blindness
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cataract
      • Chalazion
      • Chorioretinal Scars
      • Color Blindness
      • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
      • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Drusen
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Dry Eyes
      • Entropion
      • Esophoria
      • Esotropia
      • Exophoria
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Cancer
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Floaters
      • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
      • Glaucoma
      • Heterophoria
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Keratitis
      • Keratoconus
      • Lazy Eye
      • Macular Edema
      • Marfan Syndrome
      • Migraine
      • Night Blindness
      • Nystagmus
      • Ocular Hypertension
      • Pinguecula
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Progressive High Myopia
      • Pseudotumor Cerebri
      • Pterygium
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Retinal Dystrophy
      • Retinal Telangiectasia
      • Retinal Vein Occlusion
      • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Stye
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Vitreous Hemorrhage
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Cornea Surgery
      • Excision of Chalazion
      • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
      • Eye Surgery
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
      • Glaucoma Surgery
      • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Baghdad, College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1985

      • Residency Hospital
        Harbor UCLA Med Center La County

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Arabic
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Altaher's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Altaher

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Altaher's Care Philosophy

      Double Glacoma Fellowship