Dr. Paul Azar, MD

Dr. Paul Azar, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
72 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Paul Azar, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 44 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Azar Eye Clinic

516 Saint Landry St

Lafayette, LA 70506
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Top Care Areas

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more than 72% of peers
Eye Infections
more than 71% of peers
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Azar'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.

Dr. Azar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Azar " University of Southwestern Louisiana BS Louisiana State University MD 1970 Louisiana State University Department of Ophthalmology completed residency 1974 National Institute of Health Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology Union University Albany New York 1974 256th Infantry Brigade Battalion Surgeon Louisiana National Guard Pioneered first intraocular lens techniques in Louisiana 1974 Currently, Dr. Paul practices comprehensive ophthalmology with an emphasis on external disease and refractive surgery. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Azar "We have provided quality eye care to Acadiana since 1945. Azar Eye Clinic was started by Dr. Paul Azar Sr. in 1945 . "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

13  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eyeglasses
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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.


  • University Of Southwestern Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Louisiana State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Louisiana State University, Department Of Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • National Institute Of Health Fellowship In Pediatric Opththalmology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Azar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Azar to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Azar'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 (1)

I have been going to this Dr. for a while now. I needed new glasses and had to wait for this young girl to stop talking to another woman about her last job. Then she tried to help me but had to stop and call in another lady to help me because she has no idea what she is doing. What ever happened...more
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