Dr. Neil Bealka Jr, MD
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Bealka Eye Surgery of Texas 2406 S State Highway 36 Gatesville, TX 76528 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

Dr. Neil Bealka Jr., delivers care aimed at maintaining or improving vision.  Some patients require eyeglasses, contact lenses, ocular medications, office procedures, or cataract surgery.

Biography

Dr.Neil Bealka Jr., is a member of the Texas Medical Association, McLennan County Medical Association, Texas Ophthalmological Society as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Bealka enjoys time with his wife Debra of 35 years and sons, Dr.Neil Bealka III, a dentist in Houston, and Dr. Peter Bealka and his wife, Stephanie Bealka. Dr. Bealka and Debra are members of St. Jerome's Catholic Church where both serve as lectors. He and his wife enjoy running with the Waco Striders Running Club and gardening. Dr. Bealka had spent time as a volunteer with the Peace Corps in El Salvador teaching science laboratory methods. .

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Dr. Bealka Jr's Reviews

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Dr. Bealka Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
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  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
Hewitt, TX |
I recently had cataract surgery performed by Dr. Bealka. Dr. Bealka explain the process for the procedure. His staff walked me through all the steps from setting up my pre-op exam, reviewed the insurance requirements and best of all I obtained an excellent result with my vision. Kudos to Dr. Bealka and his staff!
I had an appointment at 10:00am and at 10:40 I had to see how much longer it would take! I waited 45 minutes after my appointment before they finally called me back. Then, I had to wait 4 days for a referral. I told them the Dr I wanted to be referred to and they tried to send me to another Dr I have never heard of! They did not call me or anything. I had to fix all of it myself. I will never go back there.
in Gatesville TX |
So I made an eye appointment and failed to appear. 24 hours notice is required, so by the time I realized my son's cardiology appointment was moved to that time and day, it was too late. So I called to reschedule. The clinic manager answered. And apparently had an entire patient profile on me prepared, because she halted reschedule, shamed me for missed appointments going 3 years back, and made sure I knew that a single missed appointment cost them lots of $$$$$MONEY$$$$$.
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Dr. Bealka Jr says...

Dr.Neil Bealka Jr., is a member of the Texas Medical Association, McLennan County Medical Association, Texas Ophthalmological

Society as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Bealka enjoys time with his wife Debra of  35 years and sons,  Dr.Neil Bealka III, a dentist in Houston, and Dr. Peter Bealka

and his wife, Stephanie Bealka.  

Dr. Bealka and Debra are members of St. Jerome's Catholic Church where both serve as lectors.

He and his wife enjoy running with the Waco Striders Running Club and gardening. 

Dr. Bealka had spent time as a volunteer with the Peace Corps in El Salvador teaching science laboratory methods. 

Dr. Bealka Jr's Care Philosophy

Dr. Neil Bealka Jr., delivers care aimed at maintaining or improving vision.  Some patients require eyeglasses, contact lenses, ocular medications, office procedures, or cataract surgery.

Dr. Bealka Jr says...

Dr. Bealka performs state of the art no-stitch, no-needle ultrasound technique cataract surgery.  Some patients receive an intravenous line for administration of medications.

Dr. Bealka Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  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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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Night Blindness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Minnesota Medical School

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
  • Residency Hospital
    University of South Florida Eye Institute
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
  • Undergraduate School
    University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Other Education
    Moran Eye Center, University of Utah

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)