Dr. John Alappatt, MD

Dr. John Alappatt, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. John Alappatt, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

7789 Southwest Fwy Ste 530

Houston, TX 77074

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Alappatt'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*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • 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

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Akron General Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Cincinnati Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alappatt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alappatt's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alappatt to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Alappatt'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

Patient Comments (1)

Excellent surgeon. Have had amazing outcomes.
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