License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alan Westeren, General Practitioner, Plastic Surgeon, Ophthalmologist is Average. Dr. Westeren has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
Promptness 2.8
Courteous Staff 3.0
Accurate Diagnosis 2.8
Bedside Manner 2.8
Spends Time with Me 2.8
Follows Up After Visit 2.8

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Flu (Human Influenza)

Education & Awards

Dr. Westeren graduated from Georgetown University, Washington.


Dr. Westeren has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista 
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Alan Westeren MD is a male General Practitioner and practices in General Practice.
Where does Dr. Alan Westeren practice?
Dr. Alan Westeren has 6 office locations.
Dr. Alan Westeren practices General Practice near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: La Jolla, CA and Poway, CA.
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