Dr. Suhail Alam, MD

Dr. Suhail Alam, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Suhail Alam, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

4800 N 22nd St

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Contact Information

(602) 955-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Admar
  • Advantra
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Avesis
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • 27 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Eye Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Vitreoretinal Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Alam'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. Alam's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alam "At the age of 19, Dr. Alam received his bachelor's degree with honors and was awarded an early acceptance into medical school. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Alam completed additional advanced training through a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati, where he was chosen to serve as Chief Resident, followed by a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the University of California – Davis. Dr. Alam went on to take top marks on his board exams, scoring in the 99th percentile. He has been involved in both scientific and clinical research. Dr. Alam specializes in the medical and surgical care of the retina and vitreous. He joined Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center in 2001 and has performed over 5,000 major retinal surgeries. His interests include the latest treatments for vitreoretinal diseases and conditions, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachments. Dr. Alam is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology and Phoenix Ophthalmological Society. When he is not taking care of patients, he spends time with his wife and 3 children and pursues his other interests including photography, calligraphy, the study of ancient history and playing with the latest gadgets."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alam "Our Mission is to provide world class eye care while using leading edge technology. We offer highly trained surgeons, doctors and staff to produce quality outcomes in a compassionate and patient centered environment."

3  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

21  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

5  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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 Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Cincinnati
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alam's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alam to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Alam'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 (1)

Dr. Alam is patient and thorough. He saved my retina!
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