Dr. Burt Ginsburg, MD

Dr. Burt Ginsburg, MD

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68 y/o
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Dr. Burt Ginsburg, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 42 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Retina Vitreous Associates

1200 Binz St Ste 400

Houston, TX 77004
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Macular Hole
very high
more than 97% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Ginsburg's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ginsburg "Our knowledgeable and friendly doctors and staff will always strive to give you the best care and counseling available when it comes to treatment of your eyes. We understand your concerns and anxiety and we will consistently provide you with the most up-to-date information and procedures."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ginsburg does not have any board certifications listed.

74  Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Autosomal Dominant Genetic Disorders
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iritis
  • Macular Corneal Dystrophy, Type I
  • Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic
  • Macular Dystrophy, Atypical Vitelliform
  • Macular Dystrophy, Concentric Annular
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Adult-Onset
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Early-Onset
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Degeneration - Nanophthalmos - Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dysplasia, X - Linked
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinitis Punctata Albescens
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinopathy, Arteriosclerotic
  • Retinoschisis of Fovea
  • Retinoschisis, Autosomal Dominant
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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47  Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Avastin® Injection
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Diagnostic Angiography
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Iridotomy
  • Laser Cryopexy
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photocoagulation
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Retinal Thermal Laser Therapy
  • Scatter Laser Treatment
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Transillumination
  • Ultrasound
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

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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

  • University Of Wisconsin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Schepens Eye Research Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Vitreo-Retinal Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ginsburg has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ginsburg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Aspen Retinal Detachment Society, Member
  • Schepens International Society, Member

Dr. Ginsburg's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ginsburg to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ginsburg'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 (5)

I think Dr. Ginsburg is wonderful! Plus the entire staff....especially Gabby...are all so nice, so knowledgeable, so warm and friendly to me! They really do care about my vision. Love you folks, Candice
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Dr Burt Ginsburg has been an awesome doctor, shows concern very attentive to his patients both of my parents go to him. I feel they are in the best hands, the staff always courteous and prompt about out visits and of any concerns that we may have. Anyone looking for a experienced doctor that...more
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Absolutely the best.
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A very thoughtful and thorough doctor. Very knowledgeable and down to earth. Great bedside manner. Highly recommend!!!
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I would recommend him because he is very efficent and knowledgeable
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