Dr. John Hickox, MD

Dr. John Hickox, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
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Dr. John Hickox, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Albuquerque, NM. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.Read his story

303 Mulberry St NE

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Lovelace Health Plan
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Retinal Dystrophy
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more than 75% of peers
Exotropia
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more than 73% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
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more than 72% of peers

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Dr. Hickox's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hickox "John Hickox, MD, MS specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and eye muscle disorders in children, and general adult ophthalmology. He completed medical school and his ophthalmology residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas. He also completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. In his free time, Dr. Hickox enjoys spending time with his wife hiking, skiing, cycling, and working in their yard."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hickox "We are a family-oriented ophthalmology practice that specializes in both adult and pediatric eye care. We evaluate, diagnose, and treat all types of eye problems and perform surgery when necessary. Our philosophy is to always act in the best interest of our patients – that is why we have been a trusted source for innovative, quality eye care in Albuquerque for over 40 years."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aniridia
  • Anisocoria
  • Anisometropia
  • Aphakia
  • Arcus of Cornea
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Coloboma of Iris
  • Coloboma of Lens
  • Coloboma of Macula
  • Coloboma of Optic Nerve
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Congenital Torticollis
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cortical Blindness - Mental Retardation - Polydactyly
  • Cranial Nerve Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Episcleritis
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exophthalmos
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fourth Nerve Palsy
  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iritis
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Microphthalmos
  • Migraine
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Neoplasm
  • Neuritis
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Albinism
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
  • Optic Atrophy
  • Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, Familial Bilateral
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Papilledema
  • Periorbital Cellulitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Capsule Clouding
  • Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pseudophakia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Scleritis
  • Scotoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • Sixth Nerve Palsy
  • Strabismus
  • Third Nerve Palsy
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Texas Tech University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • TX TECH UNIV HLTH SCI CTR SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University Of New Mexico
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Texas Tech University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Ohio State University Medical Center & Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hickox has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hickox's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hickox to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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Dr. Hickox's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Dr. Hickox accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Lovelace Health Plan
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
    Commercial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Hickox has admitting privileges

Unm Hospital
2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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