Dr. Louis Alpern, MD

Dr. Louis Alpern, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(60)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Louis Alpern, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from HARVARD MED SCH in 1974 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4171 N Mesa St Bldg D

El Paso, TX 79902

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • 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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Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

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

  • HARVARD MED SCH
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Hartford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Barnes Hosp-Wash U Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alpern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alpern's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alpern to family and friends
4.8
based on 60 total reviews (27 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (60)

  • 5
    (55)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Alpern's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

in El Paso,Tx
Cataract surgery. I thank God and Dr. Alpern for restoring my vision. Excellent!!
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Dr Alpern and his staff are excellent ! He took care of my father after surgery and went the extra mile to see that he did well.
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in El Paso, TX
Was a great experience. The results of my surgery were more than I expected. I would be honored to recommend Dr Alpern.
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in El Paso, TX
Dr. Alpern has performed both right and left cataract surgeries with superb results which include having cured narrow angle glaucoma. He has also provided remarkable routine ophthalmologic care.
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in El Paso, TX
Dr. Alpern is an excellent doctor. He is very knowledgeable, professional, and thorough; and he treats his patients with the utmost respect, as does his staff. Very happy with the results of my procedure and highly recommend him.
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