Dr. Gilberto Aguirre, MD

Dr. Gilberto Aguirre, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gilberto Aguirre, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.

6400 Fannin St Ste 1980

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 20 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetic Retinopathy
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more than 68% of peers
Floaters
normal
more than 66% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 58% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Aguirre "The best way to care for a patient is "to actually care for the patient as an individual". Experienced, compassionate and ethical care."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • 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

  • Universtiy of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Hermann Hospital University Tex
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Tex Med Br
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Aguirre has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Aguirre's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aguirre to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Aguirre'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Dayton, OH |
Dr. Aguirre was my opthalmologist in San Antonio for about 25 years. EXCELLENT! Our loss is Houston's gain..... Charles Miller
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in Pecan Grove, TX |
Dr Aguirre saved my eye after horrible chemical burn accident. He is my angel! Best Doctor. Highly recommend!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Aguirre accepts 29 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • CoreSource
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Aguirre has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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