Dr. John Hickox, MD

Dr. John Hickox, MD

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Dr. John Hickox, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med in 2008 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

303 Mulberry St NE

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Contact Information

(505) 243-9739

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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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Dystrophy
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more than 75% of peers
Exotropia
normal
more than 73% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
normal
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."

6  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

113  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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5  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

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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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