Alice T. Lyon, MD

Alice T. Lyon, MD

4.8 
266 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Surgical Retina

Secondary Specialty

  • Medical Retina

Insurance

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - 1987
Internship:
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus) - 1988
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1991
Fellowships:
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School - 1993

Languages Spoken

  • German

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.8
4.8 
266 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.8
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.8
  • Clear Explanations
    4.7
  • Shows Concern
    4.8
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.7
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.8
  • Easy to Understand
    4.8
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.6
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.9

Reviews from Patients

44 Reviews
November 04, 2019

Dr. Lyons is incredibly caring and thorough. I always feel that I have received the best treatment possible after seeing her.

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September 22, 2019

Dr Lyon is the best.

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June 15, 2019

Dr Lyon is clinically excellent; her personality is amusing. I do, however, get the feeling that decisions are made about how to give the injections, etc without telling me what is going on

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June 09, 2019

Dr. Lyons and her staff always take good care of me.

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June 09, 2019

Dr. Lyon is the best! I am so lucky that she is caring for me.

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June 09, 2019

Good!

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May 26, 2019

Dr. Alice Lyon simply the very best. I've been a patient of Dr. Lyon for years. Nothing but the highest regard!

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May 03, 2019

Dr. *Lyon was amazing. It was the first time I felt like we were getting complete and comprehensive care.

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April 05, 2019

Everything went well with Dr. Lyon and her staff.

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March 27, 2019

I recommend Dr Lyon to everybody. She is an outstanding and extremely compassionate professional.

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March 17, 2019

great doctor

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March 11, 2019

Dr Lyon is the best

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March 04, 2019

Dr Lyons is great and so is her staff, they even got me coffee, thank you!

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March 03, 2019

I feel I am in excellent hands with Dr. Lyon. It sets my mind at ease.

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February 06, 2019

considering how busy.....caregiver answers all questions

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January 28, 2019

Dr. Lyon is an outstanding care provider. She has great chair side manner and is very informative. She came highly recommended to me and I am grateful to have her as a care provider.

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January 23, 2019

I think Dr Lyon is the best !!!!

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December 27, 2018

Dr. Lyon is terrific! I am a physician, too, and we always have a great discussion of the issues with regard to my eyes. She really spends time with patients

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December 15, 2018

I would highly recommend Dr Lyon

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December 11, 2018

I have the highest confidence in Dr Lyon, she has explained everything to me, referred me to some other great physician for other medical needs, and I am grateful I have her as my ophthalmologist.

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December 02, 2018

I feel I'm in the hands of an outstanding and caring physician.

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November 18, 2018

she is smart, empathetic and giving. her communication skills are outstanding.

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November 12, 2018

I am very pleased. Dr Lyon makes me feel like I am her only patient when she and staff are with me.

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September 23, 2018

Dr Lyon and teaam are amazing

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September 23, 2018

Dr Lyon is excellent

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September 02, 2018

Dr. Lyon was very professional, respectful, & what an expert! I will definitely recommend her to others.

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August 13, 2018

Dr. Lyons clinic is always busy, but she takes the time needed to provide the best care.

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August 09, 2018

I am very happy with Dr Lyon and her staff.

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August 06, 2018

Alice Lyon is a top professional, all very good

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July 17, 2018

I was very frightened because of what happened to my _____ (macular hole), now I really feel confident that I receive good care and that I am now between the best hands in Chicago.

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July 17, 2018

I love Dr. Lyon and provides me with great eye care. She and her staff are concerned about their patients.

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June 15, 2018

Dr Lyon is excellent - an expert

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May 29, 2018

I have been seeing Dr. Lyon for over ten years. She is incredibly warm and personable and I leave every appointment thankful because I know I just received the best care. She leads me through the results of my tests and her examination clearly and informatively -- there is no denying her expertise. Even though my check-ups are only annual, she remembers my exact case so well, in addition to details about me and my family.

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May 23, 2018

Dr. Alice Lyons is a wonderful physician.

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May 16, 2018

excellent doctor

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April 27, 2018

I wish there were a place to check "excellent" instead of just "very good" on all of these. I have recommended her and will continue to recommend her.

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April 24, 2018

Dr. Lyon has saved my vision so far from the deteriorating impact of AMD. She and her tam, as noted earlier, are outstandaing and I have already recommended them to others with vision issues.

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April 22, 2018

Dr. Lyon is superb.

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April 15, 2018

Dr. Lyon is an amazing physician and a credit to NW Memorial Hospital.

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March 08, 2018

good

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January 20, 2018

Dr Lyon is the best, and well worth the wait. I trust her with my eyes.

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January 13, 2018

Dr.Alice t. Lyon I recommend to others. Thank you.

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January 06, 2018

The entire department is excellent!

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January 04, 2018

I came to Ophthalmology because I was having an eye problem, I was promptly diagnosed and had surgery the next morning. Dr Lyon and her staff were very thorough and made me feel confident they could help me.

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