Alexander L. Grigalunas, MD For an appointment call: 253.301.4953

Specialty:

  • Ophthalmology

Subspecialties:

  • Glaucoma

Care Center:

The Eye Surgeons Group

Clinic Locations:

  • Tacoma
Biography

Alexander L. Grigalunas, MD, is a glaucoma specialist and uses a wide array of glaucoma medications, lasers, procedures, and surgeries tailored to treat each individual patient. He performs several types of MIGS (minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery) as well as the gold-standard glaucoma surgery, trabeculectomy. In addition to treating a wide-variety of ocular disease, he also performs cataract and lens implantation surgery specialized to each patient's visual needs, pterygium surgery and eyelid surgeries. Dr. Grigalunas has presented research at multiple national conferences, published journal articles, and written book chapters pertaining to ocular disease diagnosis and treatment.

Whether a patient comes in for a screening exam or a surgical evaluation, Dr. Grigalunas strives to maximize and improve not only each patient's vision, but also their overall health and well-being. He develops lasting and meaningful relationships with his patients. Through these relationships, he is better able to understand the visual needs and desires of each patient. He works with each pateint to form a treatment plan and provide the best visual outcomes for the longest possible period of time.

Dr. Grigalunas is originally from Georgia and now resides in Washington. He enjoys running, soccer, hiking, travelling, music, good food, and spending time with his family.

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Education & Fellowship

Education
BS, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, cum laude
MD, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, Dean's Research Fellow

Residency
Rush University Medical Center, Chief Resident

Fellowship
Glaucoma, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Board certification
Board eligible, American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology
Member, American Glaucoma Society
Member, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

 


Surgical Facilities

The Eye Surgeons Group ASC
Tacoma General Allenmore Hospital