Dr. Arvind Neelakantan, MD

Dr. Arvind Neelakantan, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Arvind Neelakantan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Dallas, TX. He graduated from Topiwala National Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences and specializes in ophthalmology.

9600 N Central Expy Ste 300

Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Senile Cataracts
more than 53% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

3  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Goniotomy
  • Iridectomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo

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.


  • Topiwala National Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Florida-Gainesville
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tennent Inst Oph
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Flor
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Instit
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Moorefields Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Neelakantan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Neelakantan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Neelakantan to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Neelakantan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Experience here was not good at all.
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Dr. Neelakantan double or triple schedules patients for the same time slot. Average wait time ranged from 4 to 6 hours. My cataract surgery scheduled for 1:30 pm did not happen until close to 5:30 pm. Finally left the office at 6:10 pm. Time spent with me, the patient, averaged 4-5 minutes. - At...more
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I was examined a month ago and was diagnosed for narrow angle glaucoma, which I did not even know I had. Dr Neel did a laser procedure on the very same day and another 2 weeks later. I had to wait but the girls working there were very friendly and made me as comfortable as possible.
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