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Dr. Matthew Benz, MD

Ophthalmology ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Benz

Retina Consultants Of Houston

6560 Fannin St Ste 750 Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Matthew Benz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology, ophthalmic surgery, and more.


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(713) 524-3434

Dr. Benz accepts the following insurance:

Advantra
Freedom
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PPO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
Boon-Chapman
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Employers Health Network
Employers Health Network PPO
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
Evolutions Healthcare Systems PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
HealthSmart
HealthSmart POS
HealthSmart PPO
Preferred Care PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Gold Plus Choice PPO
Gold Plus HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Opticare
PacifiCare Health Systems
PacifiCare Health Systems HMO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Planvista
Principal Financial Group
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UniCare
UniCare HMO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Benz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Retina Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benz treats Retina Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Benz treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Eye Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benz performs Eye Surgery more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Benz performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Vitreoretinal Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benz performs Vitreoretinal Surgery more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Benz performs this procedure more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Benz's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Hyphema
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Migraine
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 ...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Benz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Benz

3.6

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
63.63636363636363%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(1)
1 Star
27.272727272727273%
(3)

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Dr. Benz was great... professional...saved my eye. Thank you so much!
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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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