Dr. Louis Max Alpern MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Louis Alpern is an ophthalmologist in El Paso, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Del Sol Medical Center and Las Palmas Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Alpern accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Del Sol Medical Center and one of 6 at Las Palmas Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Cataract Related, Glaucoma Related

Clinical Interests: Cataract, Glaucoma, Dry Eye Syndromes

Hospital Affiliation

Las Palmas Medical Center

Del Sol Medical Center

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1974

Barnes-Jewish Hosp
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1975–1978

Hartford Hospital
Internship, Flexible Intern, 1974–1975

Harvard School of Public Health
Other Training, Public Health, 1973–1974

Columbia College
Other Training, 1966–1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 35 years in Ophthalmology

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

NM State Medical License
Active through 2015

CO State Medical License
Active through 2015

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2016

UT State Medical License
Active through 2016

WY State Medical License
Active through 2014

NV State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology

Boylston Prize, Boylston Society of Harvard Medical School

National Merit Scholar

Publications & Presentations

Twice-daily, preservative-free ketorolac 0.45% for treatment of inflammation and pain after cataract surgery.
Donnenfeld, E.D., Nichamin, L.D., Hardten, D.R., Raizman, M.B., Trattler, W., Rajpal, R.K., Alpern, L.M., Felix, C., Bradford, R.R., Villanueva, L., Hollander, D.A., Schiffman, R.M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • 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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