Dr. Michael Caplan, MD

Dr. Michael Caplan, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Caplan, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

3100 Weslayan St Ste 400

Houston, TX 77027

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 85% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
34

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • 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
  • Trichiasis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • 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
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Tex Sw Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Emory University Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phi Beta Kappa- The University of Texas at Austin, 1981
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Caplan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Caplan to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Caplan'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
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Caplan accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Caplan has admitting privileges

El Campo Memorial Hospital
303 Sandy Corner Rd
El Campo, TX 77437
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Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Park Plaza Hospital
1313 Hermann Dr
Houston, TX 77004
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