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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (31)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Long is Excellent. Dr. Long has been reviewed by 50 patients who have provided 31 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Long, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Long graduated from University of Iowa, Iowa City. He has 7 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Long has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Uab Medical West 
  • Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. John Alva Long MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. John A. Long practice?
Dr. John Long has 1 office location.
Dr. John Long practices Ophthalmology near Birmingham, AL.
See Birmingham Ophthalmologists.