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Alan Westeren, MD

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Dr. Alan Westeren, MD

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Office
6529 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Biography

Alan Westeren, MD, is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and surgeon and a fellowship-trained subspecialist: refractive surgeon, cataract surgeon, corneal surgeon and external diseases of the eye.


He has performed thousands 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, eye trauma surgery and many other types of eye surgery.


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Medical Education

  • Georgetown University Medical Center, MD, 1993

Internships

  • Naval Medical Center San Diego, Internship, Internship-Medicine, 1994

Residencies

  • University of Pennsylvania, Residency, Ophthalmology, 2002

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Diego - Dept of Ophthalmology, Fellowship, 2003
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