Dr. Maureen Alexander, MD

Dr. Maureen Alexander, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Maureen Alexander, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

4207 James Casey St Ste 303

Austin, TX 78745

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Boon-Chapman
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 94% of peers
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more than 94% of peers
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more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Alexander's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alexander "Dr. Alexander was born in Laredo, Texas, and she attended high school in San Antonio where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She then attended MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology. While there she was elected to the honor societies of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Lambda Upsilon. She then proceeded with medical school at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, where she became a member of the honor society Alpha Omega Alpha. She went on to complete her internship at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and her residence in ophthalmology at the University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio. Dr. Alexander has been in private practice in South Austin for more than 30 years and is board certified in ophthalmology. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Texas Medical Association, the Texas Ophthalmological Association, and the Travis County Medical Society. She is a past president of the Austin Ophthalmological Society. She resides in South Austin and supports various arts organizations such as Austin Opera and Ballet Austin. She enjoys an active lifestyle working out at the gym, walking her dog, traveling, and gardening. She is bilingual and speaks Spanish fluently."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alexander "Since 1982, Maureen Alexander, M.D. at the South Austin Eye Clinic has served the eye care needs of Austin patients. She takes pride in providing each patient with her individual attention in a friendly and professional setting. Preserving your eye health and improving your vision is the number one goal."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.


  • MIT
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Presbyterian Hospital Of Dallas
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alexander has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alexander's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alexander to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Alexander's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I was referred to Dr. Alexander 15 years ago. I had an eye injury as a young child which resulted in no center vision in one eye. Dr. Alexander was able to put me in bifocal contact lenses and spent more time examining the injured eye to suggest future protocol for my visual clarity. She...more
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I had the greatest expierence with Dr. Alexander and staff. I totally recommend coming here.
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BEWARE. I am not one to write a negative review, although I have to say this was the worst experience I have ever had with an optometrist. I waited over 30 minutes past my scheduled appointment time to be called into the back. The assistant sat me down and asked a few questions and then left me in...more
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