Dr. Susan Eiland, MD

Dr. Susan Eiland, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
68 y/o
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Dr. Susan Eiland, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. She is 68 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Read her story

Susan H Eiland MD PC

2700 10th Ave S Ste 404

Birmingham, AL 35205
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian
  • Humana

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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blindness
very high
more than 97% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Eiland's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Eiland "Dr. Susan H. Eiland provides comprehensive and compassionate eye care, including both surgical and medical treatment, for a wide variety of eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, and dry eyes. She received her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University, and medical degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham School of Medicine. Her Ophthalmology Residency was completed at the University of Alabama in Birmingham School of Medicine, where she served as Chief Resident.Dr. Eiland serves as the Chief of Ophthalmology at St. Vincent’s Birmingham campus and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology in the UAB Department of Ophthalmology at the Callahan Eye Foundation, where she has served as past president of the medical staff. She is board-certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology, the Medical Society of the State of Alabama, and the Jefferson County Medical Society.She lives in Birmingham with her husband and their pets. They have two grown children."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Eiland Welcome to our practice. Located at St. Vincent's main campus on the south side of Birmingham, our team of eye care specialists has been one of the leading providers of comprenhensive eye care in the area for over 30 years. In addition to providing advanced surgical technologies for cataract removal, intraocular lens implantation, glaucoma management, and diabetic eye disease, we also provide primary eye care examinations and contact lens fittings. We are dedicated to providing you and your family with the personalized care you deserve.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Physical Examination
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • University Of Alabama In Birmingham School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Carraway Methodist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Alabama In Birmingham School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eiland has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Member
  • Jefferson County Medical Society, Member
  • Medical Society of the State of Alabama, Member

Dr. Eiland's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eiland to family and friends
4.8
based on 264 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Eiland'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Birmingham, AL |
MY HUSBAND ,SON AND I HAVE ALL BEEN SEEING Dr .Susan Eiland since she started practicing.She is excellent.Eye Dr. I HAVE SYSTEMIC Lupus and Sjourens Syndrome which effects the eyes.I feel Dr. EILAND HAS SAVED my eye sight.if I could give her a 10 star I would.
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Dr. Eiland accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Hospitals where Dr. Eiland has admitting privileges

Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
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Children's of Alabama
1600 7th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Grandview Medical Center
3690 Grandview Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35243
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Princeton Baptist Medical Center
701 Princeton Ave SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
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St. Vincent's Birmingham
810 St. Vincent's Drive
Birmingham, AL 35205
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St. Vincent's East
50 Medical Park Dr E
Birmingham, AL 35235
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UAB Hospital
1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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UAB Hospital - Highlands
1201 11th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205
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