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Dr. Allen Zieker, MD

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49 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Allen Zieker, MD

Dr. Allen Zieker, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Albany, NY. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 49 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE and is affiliated with Albany Memorial Hospital, Samaritan Hospital and Samaritan Hospital-St. Mary's Campus. Dr. Zieker, completed a residency at Albany Medical Center Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Zieker an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Zieker works at Practice in Albany, NY with other offices in Troy, NY, Clifton Park, NY and Latham, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis), Eye Infections and Keratitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Zieker's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region
    3 Atrium Dr Ste 100, Albany, NY 12205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (518) 438-5273
  2. 2
    Albany Troy Cataract and Laser Associates Pllc
    2222 6TH AVE, Troy, NY 12180 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (518) 274-3123
  3. 3
    Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region
    10 Maxwell Dr Ste 103, Clifton Park, NY 12065 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (518) 383-8589
  4. 4
    Albany Regional Eye Surgery Center
    5 Johnson Rd, Latham, NY 12110 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (518) 782-1181

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  • Albany Memorial Hospital
  • Samaritan Hospital
  • Samaritan Hospital-St. Mary's Campus

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Eye Infections
Corneal Diseases
Accommodation Disorders
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
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Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
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Dry Eyes
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Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Tear Duct Disorders
Cataract Removal Surgery
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
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Eye Disease
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Eye Procedure
Eye Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
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Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Vision Screening
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    About Dr. Allen Zieker, MD

    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 49 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1518944495
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    Education & Certifications

    • Albany Medical Center Hospital
    • Waterbury Hospital
    Medical Education
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    Undergraduate School
    • Mt. St. Mary's College
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    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Zieker has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Zieker has seen patients for Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis), Eye Infections and Keratitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Zieker on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    46 patients have reviewed Dr. Zieker. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Zieker.

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