Dr. Neil Bealka Jr, MD

Dr. Neil Bealka Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Neil Bealka Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Gatesville, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

2406 S State Highway 36

Gatesville, TX 76528

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 33 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 91% of peers
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Bealka Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bealka Jr "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. . "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bealka Jr "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."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Night Blindness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects


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12  Procedures

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

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.


  • University Of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of South Florida Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bealka Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bealka Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bealka Jr to family and friends
38 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

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  • 1

Dr. Bealka Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

I have enjoyed being here. Positive experience. Really enjoyed Dr Bealka. Very Friendly. Highly recommend
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My best experience with this office was the Optical department. I love Dr Bealka and his staff as well they all did a great job; but I'm the happiest with the Optical Department because Christy here in the Hillsboro office did a great job I'm beside myself I'm so happy. I'm refering Bealka Eye...more
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I have worn glasses since I was 12 years old and I now no longer have to wear glasses, thanks to him! He is an awesome eye doctor!
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I always have a great experience here with Dr Bealka and everybody involved here with the eye care I get here everybody is friendly. Explains everything thoroughly. I had a great experience with Mary Jane, she was a great help with getting my glasses, that would fit my face and my prescription the...more
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Without a doubt one of the top three medical professionals I have ever dealt with. It is always a pleasure to have him and his friendly staff provide quality care. There is no doubt that this is a highly trained, professional health care facility. Dr Bealka constantly provides all necessary...more
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