The People of Ophthalmology

Meet Dr. Valenzuela


Valenzuela 2016 editedAlejandra A. Valenzuela, MD
The George M. Haik, Sr. / St. Giles Foundation Chair
Orbital & Lacrimal Diseases/Surgery
Oculoplastics & Periocular Eyelid Reconstructive Surgery
Orbital & Ocular Adnexal Oncology

Alejandra A. Valenzuela, MD, joined the faculty of Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, in February 2011. She was recruited from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada.

Dr. Valenzuela completed four different fellowships, two in oculoplastics, lacrimal and orbital diseases. Her other fellowships include Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus and Pediatric Ocular Oncology & Retinoblastoma.

Dr. Valenzuela is able to provide a comprehensive management of patients with eyelid, lacrimal and orbital diseases with her main areas of interest being orbital and ocular adnexal tumors, systemic disorders with orbital/eyelid involvement such as Graves disease and other autoimmune conditions, periocular trauma, eyelid malpositions and malformations, facial paralysis rehabilitation, reconstruction of the anophthalmic sockets, and lacrimal and outflow disturbances in children and adults.

Dr. Valenzuela is pleased to accept new patients and referrals. She is bilingual Spanish/English. For more information, please call (504) 988-4334, (504) 988-5831 or (800) 588-5800.

View Dr. Valenzuela's curriculum vitae.


1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112