Dr. Michael W. Foote, MD

Dr. Michael W. Foote, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 44 years old

Michael W. Foote, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist providing comprehensive eye care for patients over the age of 13. He is originally from El Paso and returned in 2002 to begin his practice in ophthalmology. He provides comprehensive eye care including laser vision correction, cataract and glaucoma surgery, cornea and eyelid procedures as well as contact lens fitting.Dr. Foote is a third generation physician. He has participated in medical missions in Guatemala and Mexico. His interests outside of medicine include golf, snow and water skiing, tennis and triathlons.Read more

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El Paso , TX |
Outstanding doctor.
in El paso |
Wait times are RIDICULOUS. Dr is very knowledgeable but you will be there for at least 3 hours.
in El Paso, TX |
Dr. Foote is very caring, listens to my concerns and responds appropriately
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Michael W. Foote, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist providing comprehensive eye care for patients over the age of 13. He is originally from El Paso and returned in 2002 to begin his practice in ophthalmology. He provides comprehensive eye care including laser vision correction, cataract and glaucoma surgery, cornea and eyelid procedures as well as contact lens fitting.Dr. Foote is a third generation physician. He has participated in medical missions in Guatemala and Mexico. His interests outside of medicine include golf, snow and water skiing, tennis and triathlons.

Dr. Foote's Care Philosophy

Our mission is to provide El Pasoans with compassionate and high quality care using the most up to date technology available.

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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Texas Medical Branch

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Kansas University Medical Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Texas / Austin Campus

    Graduated in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Surgery to Correct Near and Far Vision Simultaneous
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL)
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Isolaz System Acne Treatment
  • LASIK
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Punctal Plug Removal
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy