Dr. Matthew Benz, MD

Dr. Matthew Benz, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Matthew Benz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology, ophthalmic surgery, and more.

6560 Fannin St Ste 750

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Boon-Chapman
  • CareSource
  • 30 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Benz'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Benz "Founded in 1988, RCH has decades of collective experience in the management of diseases of the retina, vitreous, and macula.Our commitment to our patients, their families, and the doctors who refer to our practice is to provide world-class expertise in the medical and surgical care of patients with retinal diseases in convenient office locations throughout Southeast Texas, while advancing science through cutting-edge research."

4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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20  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal 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

  • University Of Chi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Illinois Mas
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Bascom Palmer E
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benz's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benz to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Benz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had surgery for floaters and I couldn't ask for any better doctor for the surgery, it went very smooth and healed in a very rapid pace. Dr. Benz was very attentive and had great bed side manners.
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