Dr. Halsey Settle III, MD

Dr. Halsey Settle III, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 73
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Dr. Halsey Settle III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1971 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4207 James Casey St Ste 305

Austin, TX 78745

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Chalazion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 87% of peers
Dry Eyes
high
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Settle III'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Settle III "Treat people the way I want to be treated"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
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5  Procedures

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

  • Oklahoma State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Brackenridge Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in America, 2007-2011
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctors, 2008-2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Settle III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Settle III's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Settle III to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Settle III'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Settle is the best. He's professional, patient, personal, understanding and thorough. I have absolute trust in him.
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I recommend Dr. Settle without reservation. He is extremely thorough and patient in his examination and explanation. He's also kind and congenial, which goes far toward creating patient trust.
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Dr. Settle is a very knowledgeable, experienced and compassionate opthalmologist. I feel fortunate to have found him when I needed cataract surgery almost 2 years ago. He continues to treat my eye issues with kindness, understanding and proficiency. His office staff continues to be efficient,...more
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He is one of the most attentive medical practitioners I've experienced. He takes his time to discuss your condition(s) without making you feel like his mind is off on the next patient or he's ready to push you out the door.
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