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Alejandra de Alba Campomanes


Pediatric ophthalmologist and strabismus specialist

Dr. Alejandra de Alba Campomanes is a pediatric ophthalmologist who specializes in strabismus (abnormal eye alignment) and eye conditions such as pediatric cataracts, retinopathy of prematurity (an eye disease affecting some premature babies) and amblyopia (poor vision in one eye). Her expertise in patient care and interests in research include adult and pediatric strabismus, pediatric cataract surgery, botulinum toxin (Botox) to treat strabismus, and retinopathy of prematurity (disorders of the retina).

After earning her medical degree at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, de Alba Campomanes completed her transitional year internship at the Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale. She completed a residency in ophthalmology at UCSF and a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, a teaching affiliate of the University of Pennsylvania. She also has a master of public health degree from the University of Arizona.

At UCSF, de Alba Campomanes holds the Deborah Hoyt and Creig S. Hoyt, MD Chair in Pediatric Ophthalmology. She is a member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

  • Education

    National Autonomous University of Mexico, 2002

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Ophthalmology, 2008

  • Fellowships

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Ophthalmology, 2009

  • Board Certifications

    Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

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  • Languages


Where I see patients (1)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    236 Ratings
    About our process
    Jun 08, 2023
    She seemed very competent
    May 23, 2023
    HCWs need to wear proper aerosol protection: kn94, kn95, or n95.
    May 16, 2023
    Dr. Alejandra is a super good doctor. I give her a 10 rating.
    May 09, 2023
    Dr. DeAlba is professional, honest, and kind
    May 05, 2023
    She was superb and gave an impression of being very careful very concerned and very attentive. Great job on her part.
    May 05, 2023
    Dr. Was clear and answered all questions. She was careful with our daughter. We felt well treated
    May 02, 2023
    Doctor and nurse were kind and supportive.
    Apr 28, 2023
    Everything was fine.
    Apr 26, 2023
    They are all very professional
    Apr 26, 2023
    She is very sure of what she does, super professional about her work and super attentive
    Apr 26, 2023
    Very friendly, attentive to the needs of the child, and very dedicated to her work
    Apr 04, 2023
    Alot of care and they were very friendly. Thank you.
    Apr 04, 2023
    She explained everything well and aloud plenty of time for questions. I love that she took my daughter's self consciousness about her condition and will try to schedule her surgery before she starts high school. We appreciate the individualized empathy.
    Mar 17, 2023
    I was very happy 0f the results after the surgery.
    Feb 28, 2023
    Dr de Alba and her nurse were fantastic! I can't speak highly enough of them, we felt so well taken care of during this stressful time with our baby. We left knowing we were in the best of hands and felt so fortunate to be seen by this team - they went above and beyond in every aspect. Thank you!
    Jan 24, 2023
    Knowledgeable and responsive
    Jan 20, 2023
    Made me feel good about what to expect after the surgery no surprises.
    Dec 14, 2022
    Lucky to have found them! Very thorough and informative. Felt we were in good hands.
    Dec 06, 2022
    Everything was very good.
    Nov 15, 2022
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    Nov 01, 2022
    Oct 26, 2022
    The service staff was excellent.
    Oct 12, 2022
    Oct 10, 2022
    As always Dr. De Alba was great.
    Oct 04, 2022
    We are blessed to have this team in our lives.
    Sep 27, 2022
    Not a long wait. Everything moved quickly and efficiently.
    Sep 27, 2022
    A lot of professionalism and a lot of experience from the staff.
    Aug 30, 2022
    It was a terrible experience...we waited 2hrs for the doctor to see our daughter for 15min. ..
    Aug 30, 2022
    Dr de Alba is clearly an expert with incredible knowledge and skill. But it's insane that we will arrive at 3:40 for a 4:00 appointment and we won't see her until 5:30pm. It's incredibly inaccessible that there is only 1 day of week that we can schedule with her, that if we need to change it will literally take several months before we can find a new appointment time. How is there only 1 doctor who can see everyone?
    Jul 05, 2022
    Thank you!
    May 17, 2022
    Dr. De Alba is a bilingual and this is useful
    Mar 22, 2022
    I do not remember the name of the nurse, he is an excellent person, very kind and friendly, he treated my daughter very well, thank you very much to him
    Mar 22, 2022
    Our last visit was a good experience.
    Mar 17, 2022
    I mentioned it previously but all staff members I interacted were so caring people. I myself is a healthcare worker and I am so impressed to see how great staff your organization has!
    Jan 25, 2022
    Excellent provider. Wait time just to be called back was 25 min past my appointment time.
    Dec 08, 2021
    Very positive experience. Felt like the doctor and staff were emotionally invested and great advocates to ensure we have the best care
    Dec 07, 2021
    great - as usual
    Nov 30, 2021
    I would like for a parking to be paid for. Our children already suffer enough...with our with their illness and then having can't find parking. So parking is one problem. The other one we should be able to get our when we have our appointment to get our tickets validated. That's the other thing. I think that should be changed. Otherwise, I'm happy with the service.
    Oct 13, 2021
    Knowledgeable and kind.
    Sep 08, 2021
    We are happy and blessed to be in Dr De Alba's care. Thank you to her and her team, my daughter is so happy learning and growing strong
    Sep 07, 2021
    Yes, I like the visit to the hospital because they help me with my child and everything was great. Thank you for helping.