Dr. Howard Amiel, MD

Dr. Howard Amiel, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Howard Amiel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

4103 Boardwalk Dr Unit 100

Fort Collins, CO 80525

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 91% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Amiel'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. Amiel "I look at each patient as a unique opportunity to improve their quality of life through their vision. I use state of the art technology and techniques to help patients achieve their vision goals."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Presbyterian Saint Luke's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Brown University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Koch Eye Associates
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Faculty Appointment, Brown Medical School
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Amiel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Amiel's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amiel to family and friends
22 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Amiel'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Terrible experience. Dr. Amiel was fine as far as I know but the staff was alternately so patronizing and patriarchal I walked out before my surgery. Waiting times were one hour plus. The receptionists in the surgical center have graduate degrees in hostility training. If I hadn't have walked...more
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I would highly recommend Dr. Amiel and his staff at Omni Eye Specialists to anyone needing cataract surgery. I had all the fear and concerns most facing this type of surgery experience. The procedure went very smoothly and took about seven minutes. Within an hour after surgery I could tell the...more
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Dr. Amiel is wonderful. He is kind and understanding, and takes his time with his patients, never rushing you out the door. He answers questions carefully and in such a way that it is easy to understand his instructions and answers. He performed my cataract surgery on both eyes, and I could not...more
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