Dr. Alan Baribeau is a prominent leader in the medical field of ophthalmology, and has performed more than 50,000 ophthalmic procedures. Dr. Baribeau is one of the most successful eye surgeons in the nation and is proud to have served San Antonio and South Texas for more than 40 years.
Dr. Baribeau was born in Fargo, North Dakota, the third of seven children. His family moved to Lusk, Wyoming, when he was 12 years old, and there he graduated from high school. He attended the University of Wyoming in Laramie, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology, and later he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Medicine from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.
Dr. Baribeau moved to San Antonio, Texas, in order to finish his medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center. After his graduation from the UTHSC, he completed an Internal Medicine Internship at Brooke Army Hospital in Ft. Sam Houston, where he went on to serve three years in the United States Army as a General Medical Officer. From 1976-1979 Dr. Baribeau completed his Residency Specialty Training in Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American College of Eye Surgeons.
In 1979, Dr. Baribeau opened his practice in San Antonio, Texas. He is not only an experienced surgeon and eye care professional; he is also a dedicated listener, who believes that honest, open communication is key to successful treatment and great results. Your needs and goals are very important to the treatment process, so Dr. Baribeau is committed to developing a full understanding of the results you desire, answering all of your questions, and helping you determine which procedure may be the best option for your ultimate goals.
Dr. Baribeau has dedicated his life to medicine, continuing education, community outreach and medical missions. He volunteers his time to several local and international charitable organizations providing sight-saving eye care and surgery to people in need. Most recently, Dr. Baribeau completed his annual Mission trip to serve the people of Jamaica. He enjoys long-distance running (he’s a two-time Boston Marathoner!), coaching his grandchildren, outdoor activities and singing. Dr. Baribeau has been married over 50 years, has two children, and six grandchildren.