Alan Westeren, MD, is a comprehensive ophthalmology physician and surgeon and a fellowship-trained refractive surgeon, cataract surgeon, corneal surgeon and external diseases of the eye subspecialist. He has performed hundreds of microsurgical procedures including laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK, LASEK and PRK in addition to other vision correction surgeries including intrastromal corneal ring segment implantations (ICRS or INTACS), conductive keratoplasty (CK), astigmatic keratotomy (AK), cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, glaucoma surgery, and many other types of eye surgery. He performs and teaches the latest, state-of-they-art cataract surgery & laser vision correction surgery techniques as attending surgeon for ophthalmology residents at University California San Diego. He is author of two eye textbooks, chapters on corneal refractive surgery & cataract surgery, and is an invited guest lecturer on both coasts.
In addition, Dr. Westeren is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society Cataract & Refractive Surgery, Interactional Society Refractive Surgery, Refractive Surgery Interest Group, San Diego County Medical Society, California Academy Ophthalmology, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and The American Medical Association.
- Georgetown University Medical Center, MD, 1993
- Naval Medical Center San Diego, Internship, Internship-Medicine, 1994
- University of Pennsylvania, Residency, Ophthalmology, 2002
- University of California, San Diego - Dept of Ophthalmology, Fellowship, 2003