Dr. Suhail Alam, MD
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Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

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.

Biography

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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Dr. Alam's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Alam is patient and thorough. He saved my retina!
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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.

Dr. Alam's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Alam's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Cincinnati

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery