Dr. Michael Caplan, MD

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Dr. Michael Caplan, MD
Dr. Michael Caplan, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Caplan is affiliated with El Campo Memorial Hospital, Park Plaza Hospital, Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center and Houston Methodist Hospital .

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Dr. Caplan's Performance
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    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Caplan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Phi Beta Kappa- The University of Texas at Austin, 1981
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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor College Of Med

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    University Tex Sw Med School

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University Med School

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy