Dr. Donald Meadows, MD

Dr. Donald Meadows, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 81
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Dr. Donald Meadows, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Harlingen, TX and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1969 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1205 N Ed Carey Dr Ste A

Harlingen, TX 78550

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. Meadows performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Farsightedness
normal
more than 66% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 62% of peers
Retinal Dystrophy
normal
more than 58% of peers

Dr. Meadows'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*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • 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

  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Carraway Meth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • University Ala Eye Fdn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Ala Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Meadows has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Meadows' Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Meadows to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Meadows' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (3)

I feel he is a very caring conscientious doctor. I've been his patient for many years & trust him completely.
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His treating my son that is four years old, and when he speaks his really thinking of how to explain it and trying to get u to unserstand the importnce of his words. His old school cuz he actually cares. We were in the hospital n he came every day with his wife to exam the recovery n treatment of...more
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Dr Meadows is an old school type of doctor. He actually cares. When he his talking to you about treatment, you can see his him thinking about the best possible option for you. My mom has been going to him for more than 15 years. It is also great to see his wife as his nurse. Thats a team!
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