Starling Physicians P.C., Starling Eye Center
Main Office Number: 860-826-4460
Alan L. Stern, MD, is recognized by his peers, as an authority in Connecticut, on Laser Vision Correction. He has been active in refractive surgery since 1979, and was the first physician to perform both laser vision correction and LASIK in our state. He has served as an PDA investigator, and has trained over 60 other physicians in the clinical use of the excimer laser. Precision LASIK Group evolved from the Connecticut Excimer Laser Center founded by Dr. Stern. As an author of numerous articles and two chapters on Refractive Surgery, he has been honored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology for his teaching contributions.
Dr. Stern is board certified, and fellowship trained as a corneal surgeon, and serves as both Chief of Ophthalmology at the New Britain General Hospital, and as Medical Director of the Connecticut Eye Bank. Academically, he is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Connecticut. His primary practice is at the Starling Physicians P.C., Starling Eye Center, New Britain, Connecticut.
Dr. Stern has a biology degree from Villanova University, and a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. His ophthalmology training was at Jefferson and the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital, and he completed his fellowship training at our own University of Connecticut. He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the New England Ophthalmological Society, and various other professional groups.