Dr. David Metrikin, MD

Dr. David Metrikin, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. David Metrikin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from U of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

11331 James Watt Dr Ste 400

El Paso, TX 79936

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • 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. Metrikin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Floaters
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Metrikin'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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6  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal 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

  • U of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Metrohealth Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • U Ariz
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • U Tex SW
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Metrikin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Metrikin's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Metrikin to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Metrikin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My Optometrist found what appeared to be a detachment of my retina. A call was made to Dr. Metrikin's Office and within an hour, I was in to see him. The outpatient surgery for reattacent was performed the same afternoon, and I believe the outcome will be successful.
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