Dr. Amy Schefler, MD

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Dr. Amy Schefler, MD
Dr. Amy Schefler, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. She is 40 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Schefler is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital .

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Dr. Schefler's Care Philosophy

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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Dr. Schefler's Reviews

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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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Dr. Schefler's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Schefler's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

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
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • 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 Melanoma
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • 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)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Weill Cornell Medical College

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California At Los Angeles

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Yale

    Graduated in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English

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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
  • Retinal Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • 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
  • Vitreous Surgery