Dr. Bita Esmaeli, MD

Dr. Bita Esmaeli, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Bita Esmaeli, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Esmaeli performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Bell's Palsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

66  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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18  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryoadenectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct 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

  • R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • U Ill Masonic Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • U Mich-Kellogg Eye Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • U Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Esmaeli has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Esmaeli's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Esmaeli to family and friends
5 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Esmaeli's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

The best doctor take out my Melanoma after four operations and reconstruction God bless her!! Moses Llaury June , July 2009 surgery. today be totally happy 8/24/17
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Dr. Esmaeli is, without a doubt, the WORST doctor I have ever had the displeasure of seeing. How she is employed by M D Anderson, which is an excellent hospital, is a complete mystery to me. She is rude, rude, rude to her patients and the staff working there. She is unprofessional and acts very...more
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Takes a thorough history, answers questions, engages eagerly in discussion to help patient better partner in diagnostic process and treatment options. Very professional. Extends due respect and kindness.
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I have been a patient of Dr Esmaeli for several years. I have had 2 occasions that required her expertise as an Ophthalmologist, Oncologist and Plastic Surgeon. I had staged cancer occur on a lower eyelid years ago and on an eyebrow and temple last year. Her excellent work left me with full...more
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