Dr. Anthony Evangelista, MD

Dr. Anthony Evangelista, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

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Dr. Anthony Evangelista, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Arlington, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

KE Eye Centers of Texas

350 E Interstate 20

Arlington, TX 76018
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Cataract Removal Surgery
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Dr. Evangelista's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Evangelista "A Minnesota native, Dr. Anthony Evangelista joined the prestigious Kleiman|Evangelista Eye Center team in 1999. His philosophy of putting patients first is the same philosophy upon which the Kleiman|Evangelista Eye Center was founded. Dr. Evangelista received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Microbiology and Biostatistics from the University of Minnesota and a Medical Degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed his internship at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis and his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and the National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Evangelista is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Texas Medical Association, American Medical Association and the Tarrant County Medical Association. Dr. Evangelista is committed to providing the best treatment and medical care to his patients. He specializes in LASIK (Laser Vision Correction); Crystalens no-needle, no-stitch, no-patch cataract surgery; glaucoma surgery; corneal surgery; and pediatric and adult strabismus surgery. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Evangelista "Dr. Evangelista's philosophy on patient care is simple: Put patients first. All the time, every time. 

The Kleiman|Evangelista Eye Center practice has been built on that mantra and the goal today remains the same: Patients are not numbers; they're people. And, when you treat them as such, the results are outstanding. 

Dr. Evangelista wants each person who walks through their door to leave with better vision and thus, a better life. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

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

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  • University Of Minnesota
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Evangelista has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Diplomate
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Member
  • Tarrant County Medical Association, Member
  • Texas Medical Association, Member

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What People Say About Dr. Anthony Evangelista, MD
I have been seeing Dr Evangelista since he first joined the firm in 1999. I have diabetes & have been extremely happy with his treatment for my eyes. I am currently 76 years old & currently drive approximately 80 miles from Mineral Wells, TX for his services. He is a very good doctor.
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Pete Young in Mineral Wells,, TX 76067 – Nov 22, 2017
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Excellent Dr! Very patient and caring! Highly recommend!!!
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Dallas, TX – Aug 11, 2017
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I had cataract surgery a year ago and was not pleased . It is if you are in an intense assembly line and after your surgery they could care less about you. First of all, I was 3 hours late receiving my surgery because they said Dr. Evangela had 3 emergencies. I should have had the foresight to...Read More
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Flower Mound, TX – Jun 18, 2017
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I was a terrified cataract surgery patient. Dr Evangelista took all my concerns seriously and calmed me. he saw me thru a simple complication following surgery and made sure everything was perfect before releasing me to annual visits.
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Ft Worth, TX – Jan 14, 2017
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Dr. Evangelista performed my LASIK surgery. He has a very calming personality that makes you feel at ease when going into surgery. He's very knowledgeable and walks you through every step of the process. He also never makes you feel rushed during post-op visits. He's a wonderful surgeon and I'd...Read More
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Amanda P in Roanoke, TX – Aug 08, 2016
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