Dr. Joshua Hu, MD

Dr. Joshua Hu, MD

Cataract Surgery  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. Joshua Hu, MD is a cataract surgery specialist in San Marcos, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med in 2004 and specializes in cataract surgery and ophthalmology.Read his story

1300 Wonder World Dr

San Marcos, TX 78666

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • National Heritage Insurance
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Nearsightedness
very high
more than 91% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 85% of peers
Keratoconus
high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Hu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hu "Dr. Joshua Hu is a board-certified ophthalmologist who has been practicing general ophthalmology since 2008. Dr. Hu was born and raised in Tampa, FL. He received his undergraduate degree with distinction in Chemistry from Yale University and obtained his medical degree at The University of Florida College of Medicine where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society for graduating in the top ten percent of his class. He then completed a one-year medical internship at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana in association with the Indiana University School of Medicine before completing his residency in Ophthalmology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Hu has special interest in Cataract Surgery, as well as the evaluation and treatment of many common eye diseases including dry eye syndrome, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and ocular complications in diabetes and other systemic disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and thyroid disease. Dr. Hu is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Texas Medical Association, and the Tri County Medical Society. Appointments with Dr. Hu are available daily in our San Marcos, Wimberley and Kyle offices. In his free time, Dr. Hu enjoys playing golf, rooting for Florida Gator athletics as well as his hometown professional sports teams, and spending time with his two French bulldogs, Max and Juliet."
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2  Specialties

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

86  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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14  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

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

  • Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hu's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hu to family and friends
6 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Hu'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Hu and his entire staff create one of the best organized and most pleasant medical experiences I have ever had. As a medical professional myself, I wish they could give lessons to the other medical offices I visit throughout the year. Thank you all for making what could be a frightening or at...more
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Dr. Hu performed cataract surgery on both of my eyes. I have great confidence in his skills, knowledge, and professionalism. He's also very personable and willing to answer questions. I keep him as my eye doc even though I live farther away than I did at the time of my surgery.
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Dr. Hu is thorough and competent, pleasant, caring, and considerate. the main thing is that I feel I am in the best hands with Dr. Hu. He did my cataract surgery and it was just so easy. He is every person's answer to a fine eye doctor.
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I have been seeing Dr. Hu for over five years. He has been more than efficient in his care with me. I appreciate the way he monitors the issues I have with my eyes. This past year he noted that the cataracts on both my eyes needed to be removed. He operated in Nov. and Dec. 2015. The results were...more
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