Dr. Howard M. Alig, MD

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Dr. Howard M. Alig, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Alig Cataract & Laser Institute 5319 S Emerson Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46237 Get Directions
(317) 783-8700

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3.6 based on 8 responses
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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 the cornea making the unbearable pain tolerable. Dr. Alig and his team were AMAZING! He even gave us his personal cell to call in case the lens fell out. So nice to find a doctor who cares this much :)
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

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 Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found 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

  • Medical School
    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1968

  • Internship Hospital
    Ind Med Center

    Completed in 1969

  • Residency Hospital
    Ind Med Center

    Completed in 1974

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Alig's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Alig's Care Philosophy

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.