Dr. Henry Gelender, MD

Dr. Henry Gelender, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. Henry Gelender, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology.

10740 N Central Expy Ste 350

Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
very high
more than 95% of peers
Herpetic Keratitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Gelender'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*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

11  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • 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

  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Wash Eye Center Doctors Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gelender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gelender's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gelender to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Gelender's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Three years ago, I was referred to Dr. Gelender by my optometrist for a LASIK procedure. My near sight vision at the time had been stable for many years with no medical history. Dr. Gelender did the first LASIK procedure around January and 2 months into the procedure I started noticing a change in...more
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