Dr. Howard Alig, MD

Dr. Howard Alig, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 75
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Dr. Howard Alig, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5319 S Emerson Ave

Indianapolis, IN 46237

Contact Information

(317) 783-8700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Alig performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Alig's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alig "Dr. Alig believes that to practice medicine successfully today, you must blend the old with the new. He combines the latest technology and procedures with the traditional values of kindness and caring."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

20  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Macular Hole
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

5  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Ind Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Ind Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alig has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alig's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alig to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Alig's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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Had a special request of Dr. Alig. He went above and beyond to help me out. He is by far one of the most accommodating, caring physicians I've ever had the privilege of knowing. Of course, he is very knowledgeable. He spends as much time as you need, listening and making sure you understand...more
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I experienced a corneal abrasion which was so extremely painful that I was experiencing vomiting and high blood pressure from the pain. The hospital referred me to Dr Alig who's team took me back immediately. They made me comfortable, numbed the eye, did the exam, and placed a lens bandage over...more
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