Dr. Harshivinderjit Bains, MD

Dr. Harshivinderjit Bains, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Harshivinderjit Bains, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1519 E Front St

Tyler, TX 75702

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • 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. Bains performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bains'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*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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15  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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

  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bains has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bains' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bains to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Bains' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Bains successfully repaired a large macular hole in my retina. My vision improved from 20/400 to 20/50 in 8 weeks post surg. He is a responsive, compassionate, highly skilled professional. There were a couple of long waits to see him, but I never minded & it reminded me of his expertise in this...more
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As a doctor he’s great! But the return office visits/follow ups are over scheduled to the point people end up waiting.6 hours or more! There are elderly people in their 80’s waiting this many hours and that breaks my heart!
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I came to see Dr. Bains in 2009, having only one eye, which had a tear in the retina near the optic nerve, Dr. Bains did an extensive exam, and told Me He would try to save it. He had to do a surgery almost immediately. After about sixty trips later, numerous laser treatments I can still see....more
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I take my dad to Dr. Bain's for treatment of macular degeneration. Each and every time we go for a visit, we are in the office for a minimum of 3 hours. Today, he had a dialation, exam and a shot and it took 4 hours! My opinion is that he overschedules his appointments and his patients end up being...more
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Awesome doctor. I would very strongly recommend him to anyone with retinal problems. He leaves no stone unturned.
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