Dr. Paul Taupeka, MD

Dr. Paul Taupeka, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Paul Taupeka, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3290 Dauphin St Ste 401

Mobile, AL 36606

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Temporal Arteritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Taupeka'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

78  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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15  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University South Ala Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Mt Sinai School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Albany Med College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taupeka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taupeka's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taupeka to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Taupeka's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (3)

Easily accessible.office in Mobile. Nice building. My granddaughter liked the glass elevator rides! Highly recommended doctor. Responsive staff. Ease of appointments. Highly qualified and personable doctor. Easy to talk to. Listens! That is important!
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Dr. Taupeka is very thorough in finding correct diagnoses. Both with my nerve palsy and most recently, opthalmic migraines he was spot on. His explanation of disorders and treatment are excellent.
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Excellent Doctor! I would recommend him to family friends. As a veteran, he was genuinely concerned and prepared to provided best medical care.
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