Dr. John Hickox, MD

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Dr. John Hickox, MD
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.

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Dr. Hickox's Care Philosophy

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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Family Eye Care and Children's Eye Center of New Mexico303 Mulberry St NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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    EXCELLENT
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    VERY GOOD
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    EXCELLENT
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    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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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.

Dr. Hickox's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Hickox says...

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.

Dr. Hickox says...

Family and Children's Eye Care of NM offers exceptional pediatric eye care with three fellowship-trained pediatric ophthalmologists. Pediatric ophthalmologists are the best-qualified health care professionals to care for children with vision or other eye problems. We are medical doctors who specialize in medical and surgical eye care for children by completing one or more years of pediatric fellowship training after general ophthalmology residency. Our office is kid-friendly and has a wonderful child-friendly staff. If your child has eye or other vision problems, the best choice for your child's eye care is with one of our pediatric ophthalmologists.

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in New Mexico not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aniridia
  • Anisocoria
  • Anisometropia
  • Aphakia
  • Arcus of Cornea
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • 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 Palsy
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Episcleritis
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exophthalmos
  • Exotropia
  • 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 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

Education

  • Medical School
    TX TECH UNIV HLTH SCI CTR SCH OF MED

    Graduated in 2008

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of New Mexico
  • Residency Hospital
    Texas Tech University
  • Fellowship Hospital
    The Ohio State University Medical Center & Nationwide Children's Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
    Texas Tech University

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

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