Dr. Gilberto Aguirre, MD


Ophthalmology | Male

Dr. Gilberto Aguirre, MD
Dr. Gilberto Aguirre, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Aguirre is affiliated with Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center.

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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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in Dayton, OH |
Dr. Aguirre was my opthalmologist in San Antonio for about 25 years. EXCELLENT! Our loss is Houston's gain..... Charles Miller
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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Dr. Aguirre's Care Philosophy

The best way to care for a patient is "to actually care for the patient as an individual". Experienced, compassionate and ethical care.

Dr. Aguirre says...

Comprehensive  ophthalmological medical and surgical treatments with 40 years of experience. Recognized as a member of America's Best Doctor's list 2008-2014. Received Achievement award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Aguirre says...

40 years in the practice of ophthalmology has allowed me to see and be part of the progressive positive evolution of ophthalmology. There are very few ophthalmological surgical procedures that I have not done or conditions that I have not seen.

Dr. Aguirre's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Senile Cataracts


  • Medical School
    University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    Hermann Hospital University Tex

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    University Tex Med Br

    Completed in 1976

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor College Of Med

    Completed in 1977

  • Undergraduate School
    Universtiy Of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas

    Graduated in 1968

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Glaucoma

Procedures Performed

  • Pterygium Surgery