Dr. Joel George, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
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Dr. Joel George, MD
Dr. Joel George, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Harlingen, TX. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. George is affiliated with Rio Grande Regional Hospital, Knapp Medical Center and Mission Regional Medical Center.

2224 Camelot Plaza Cir

Harlingen, TX 78550

Contact Information
Dr. Joel George, MD

Dr. Joel George, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 2 More

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Care Philosophy

Welcome to Thurmond Eye Associates, where for more than 50 years, our dedication and focus on leading edge technology and advanced surgical techniques has been surpassed only by our commitment to quality patient care. Since Dr. Jack Thurmond first founded our practice in 1962, our focus has been to help patients enjoy a lifetime of the best possible vision. After establishing our first eye center in Weslaco, we have opened additional Thurmond Eye Associates locations in McAllen, Mission and Rio Grande City. This gives our patients convenient access to the same high quality comprehensive eye care found in the leading medical centers across the country.
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Dr. George's Experience

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Dr. George's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
10

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Farsightedness
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Trichiasis
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • 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

  • TX TECH UNIV HLTH SCI CTR SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Texas Tech
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Texas Tech
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Texas Southwestern
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. George has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. George's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. George to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. George'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
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. George accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • USI Affinity

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Hospitals where Dr. George has admitting privileges

Knapp Medical Center
1401 East Eight Street
Weslaco, TX 78596
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Mission Regional Medical Center
900 S Bryan Rd
Mission, TX 78572
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Rio Grande Regional Hospital
101 E Ridge Rd
McAllen, TX 78503
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