Alan Westeren, MD

Alan Westeren, MD


  • Ophthalmology

Areas of Expertise

  • Cataract & Refractive Surgey
  • Cornea and External Disease
  • Ophthalmology

Primary office

6529 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037 US 32.8275 -117.277
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Languages spoken

  • Spanish
  • English


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. Read more

Medical Education

  • 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