Dr. Marc Michelson, MD

Dr. Marc Michelson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Marc Michelson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

1201 11th Ave S Ste 501

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Corneal Erosion
very high
more than 93% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Michelson "Michelson Laser Vision provides comprehensive care for LASIK eye surgery, cataracts, cataract surgery and lens implants. Call 205.969.8100, or for Alabama Eye and Cataract Center 205.930.0930. Michelson Laser Vision is a leading Birmingham Alabama vision correction center."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Eye Diseases
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Map-Dot-Fingerprint Dystrophy
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Posterior Capsule Clouding
  • Presbyopia
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Wrong Power Intraocular Lens
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23  Procedures

  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Ala Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Ala Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Michelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Michelson's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michelson to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Michelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had lasik surgery years ago in TN. The results were amazing!!! After moving to AL my husband decided to have lasik. We researched doctors and Michaelson's profile looked very knowledgeable. My husband had lasik. The results were no good at all. Vision was not good. We then found it hard to see...more
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Susan, Let me introduce myself- I am the Administrator for Dr. Michelson. Contact Information Preston Lawley Email- prestonlawley@michelsonlaser.com Cell phone 586-530-0927 Your complaint is disturbing and I would appreciate an opportunity to address what we can do to get your husband's vision solved. No one at our practice is aware of your issues, but I assure you that I will do what ever it takes to help you and your husband. we need to know your last name. No record found. Preston Lawley

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