Dr. Malena Amato, MD

Dr. Malena Amato, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Malena Amato, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

12201 Renfert Way Ste 100

Austin, TX 78758

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery

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

  • Boston College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Stanford University School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Texas Oculoplastic Consultants
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Amato has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Amato's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amato to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Amato'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

No problems w procedure, all staff very professional and helpful. Dr. Amato explained everything she was to perform, no surprises. My two week followup appointment went well, one little exception, my appointment was at 3pm, didn't get to see her until about 45 minutes later. She apologized which...more
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Dr. Amato performed my surgery and was great to work with throughout the process. She takes the time to answer your questions and shows genuine concern for the well-being of her patients.
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