Dr. Amy Schefler, MD

Dr. Amy Schefler, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 41
(35)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Amy Schefler, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. She is 41 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

6560 Fannin St Ste 750

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 94% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 88% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schefler "Founded in 1988, RCH has decades of collective experience in the management of diseases of the retina, vitreous, and macula.Our commitment to our patients, their families, and the doctors who refer to our practice is to provide world-class expertise in the medical and surgical care of patients with retinal diseases in convenient office locations throughout Southeast Texas, while advancing science through cutting-edge research."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmic Pathology
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Technology
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Research
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Yale
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schefler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schefler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schefler to family and friends
4.2
based on 35 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Schefler's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Seabrook, TX |
Professional, listens well, asks a lot of questions and invites questions, explains well. Patient, friendly, respectful. Trusts the patient's experience, even when symptoms are subjective.
in Houston, Tx |
One office said the took my insurance on the phone. The got my insurance card when I arrived but an hour later after my eyes wee displayed they said I had to go to another office because none of the doctors took my plan. Waited over 2 hours to see the doctor at appointment #2
Baytown, TX |
Advertised specialty about which she is not knowledgeable.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schefler accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Schefler has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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