Dr. Jeffrey Whitsett, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Whitsett, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Jeffrey Whitsett, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

1237 Campbell Rd

Houston, TX 77055

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
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more than 76% of peers
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more than 79% of peers
more than 75% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

27  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis

8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium 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.


  • University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitsett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitsett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitsett to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Whitsett's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I had perfect vision until 50 and then started wearing readers. After 60 my far vision went south and I finally got 'driving' glasses. Even then my vision deteriorated where I still couldn't see properly, things were blurry and out of focus. I went to Dr Whitsett and from my first appointment...more
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had cataract surgery and now have a huge blind spot in that eye. I am told this will be permanent. Dr. Whitsett has not seen me one time after the surgery instead relegating me to one of his associates in the 5 visits I have had since the procedure. They run people through like cattle. I would NOT...more
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Dr. Whitsett was recommended by a friend. He was very friendly and informative. The procedure, cataract surgery, went perfectly. Great staff and an excellent doctor
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Dr. Whitsett answered all of my questions. The waiting time in his office was not that long. He did lens replacement in one eye and one week later did the other. Prior to the procedure I needed glasses to see anything up close. There was no pain or discomfort at any time. It seemed like a...more
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I was referred to Dr. Whitsett by my Eye doctor and he did lasik on my husband , years back. Nothing but good quality service at that time with my husband but today I had a consultation appointment for myself and arrived a few minutes before my scheduled appointment since we drove 3 hours from our...more
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