Dr. Karl Pierce, MD

Dr. Karl Pierce, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Karl Pierce, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5011 Burnet Rd Fl 2

Austin, TX 78756

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Pierce'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*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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3  Procedures

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

  • The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Tex Med Br
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Tex Med Br
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pierce has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pierce's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pierce to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Pierce's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (1)

Day 1 Lasik seeing perfectly. Much thanks to Dr. Pierce and Eric as its been seamless.
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