Dr. David Scales, MD

Dr. David Scales, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. David Scales, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology and research.

9623 Huebner Rd Ste 100

San Antonio, TX 78240

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Scales 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
Endophthalmitis
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Scales'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Research

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Atrophy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Episcleritis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Flashes
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Atrophy
  • Panuveitis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleritis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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6  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma 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

  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Malcolm Grow Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ohio St U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Ohio St U Columbus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scales has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scales' Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scales to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Scales' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (3)

Worked me in and was so very professional. Highly recommend Dr. Scales. Follow up was on time and I'm so grateful for his care.
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Very thorough. Great technology. Wholistic diagnosisi and excellent communication and coordination with other specialists on our team of physicians.
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Dr. Scales seems not to like to explain procedures he recommends, gives you abrupt answers, and his personality is cool to midland. It seems as though Dr. Scales thinks he is the only quality doctor in San Antonio, and seems full of himself. His personal staff are also cool to sarcastic. I won't...more
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