Dr. Ghada Altaher, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ghada Altaher, MD
Dr. Ghada Altaher, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in El Paso, TX. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Altaher is affiliated with Sierra Medical Center.

1600 Medical Center Dr Ste 120

El Paso, TX 79902

Contact Information
Dr. Ghada Altaher, MD

Dr. Ghada Altaher, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
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more than 74% of peers
Bell's Palsy
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more than 72% of peers
Pinguecula
normal
more than 70% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
65

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • 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
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Baghdad, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Harbor UCLA Med Center La County
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altaher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altaher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altaher to family and friends
3.7
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Altaher's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Altaher accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Altaher has admitting privileges

Sierra Medical Center
1625 Medical Center Dr
El Paso, TX 79902
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