Dr. Alan Carlson MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Alan Carlson is an ophthalmologist in Durham, North Carolina. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke Raleigh Hospital and Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Carlson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 37 doctors at Duke Raleigh Hospital and one of 246 at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Anterior Segment Related, Cataract Related, Glaucoma Related

Hospital Affiliation

Duke Raleigh Hospital

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #8 in Ophthalmology

Durham Regional Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1987 - 1988

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1983

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1983 - 1987

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Effect of Cornea Donor Graft Thickness on the Outcome of Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty Surgery.
Daoud, Y. J.,Munro, A. D.,Delmonte, D. D.,Stinnett, S.,Kim, T.,Carlson, A. N.,Afshari, N. A.

Increased Rates of Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) Graft Failure and Dislocation in Glaucomatous Eyes with Aqueous Shunts.
Char Decroos, F.,Delmonte, D. W.,Chow, J. H.,Stinnett, S. S.,Kim, T.,Carlson, A. N.,Afshari, N. A.

Prevalence of sleep apnea in patients with keratoconus.
Gupta, P. K.,Stinnett, S. S.,Carlson, A. N.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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