Dr. Gilberto Aguirre, MD

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Dr. Gilberto Aguirre, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

6400 Fannin St Ste 1800, Houston, TX 77030 Get Directions
(713) 559-5200

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The best way to care for a patient is "to actually care for the patient as an individual". Experienced, compassionate...
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

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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.

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

Procedures Performed

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.

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  • Pterygium Surgery

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • 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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Aguirre's Office & Staff

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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.

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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.

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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.