Dr. Otis Walton IV, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 33
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Dr. Otis Walton IV, MD
Specialties: Cataract Surgery Refractive Surgery LASIK, PRK Refractive Lensectomy Phakic Intraocular Lens (Visian ICL) Glaucoma Presbyopia Correcting Surgery General Ophthalmology Therapeutic Laser Procedures Corneal Cross-Linking Bennett Walton, MD, MBA, is a fellowship trained ophthalmologist available for refractive surgery, cataract and glaucoma consultations. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. His professional interests include laser cataract surgery, LASIK, PRK, refractive lensectomy, phakic intraocular lens (ICL) and presbyopia correcting surgery. He is experienced in both laser surgery and manual microsurgery and focuses on finding the best treatment for the individual patient. He attended Vanderbilt University as an Honors Scholar and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Walton received a Master of Business Administration from Rice University and a Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine, with emphasis on improving healthcare outcomes. At Rice, he received distinction as a Jones Scholar, the highest academic award given from the business school. He completed an internship at Houston Methodist Hospital and residency at the Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor College of Medicine. During his years at the Cullen Eye Institute, Dr. Walton received Everett L. Goar Research Awards in back-to-back years for his work in leveraging telemedicine to improve ophthalmic care delivery. Following residency, he completed an additional fellowship in cornea, refractive and anterior segment surgery. He has been named a Rising Star in Ophthalmology by eye surgery publication Millennial Eye. Dr. Walton is dedicated to patient safety and process improvement and won the First Place award at the 2015 Quality Improvement Conference hosted for the Houston medical community by Baylor College of Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the International Society of Refractive Surgery, and he has been an invited speaker at both regional and national conferences. He has also authored chapters for laser refractive surgery textbooks. He enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

SLADE & BAKER VISION CENTER

3900 Essex Ln

Houston, TX 77027

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Dr. Otis Walton IV, MD

Dr. Otis Walton IV, MD

Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Pacific Life & Annuity Company
  • Physicians Mutual
  • Principal Life
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • 5 More

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Walton strives to provide leading edge ophthalmic care with a personalized approach.  Dr. Walton's patients are often among the first in the nation to have access to new technologies, as he works alongside ophthalmic technology companies to develop new techniques and devices through clinical trials.
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Dr. Walton IV's Experience

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Dr. Walton IV'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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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor College Of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Slade & Baker Vision Center-Cataract, Refractive, and Corneal Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Rice University
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walton IV has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Walton IV's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walton IV to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Walton IV'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Houston, TX |
A coworker recommended Slade & Baker for LASIK surgery to me and the total experience has been outstanding. The staff from the front desk to the nurse that holds your hand during the procedure could not have been more friendly or caring. Dr. Walton who performed the procedure was awesome and has seen me at each of my follow-up visits. I now have 20/20 vision again and could not be more pleased. I highly recommend Dr. Walton and the team at Slade & Baker.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Walton did LASIK on my eyes in May and I went home and slept for 4 hours. I woke up with perfect vision. In fact even better then 20/20. I did a lot of research when searching for a LASIK surgeon. I'm an emergency room doctor and would not settle for anything less then the best. After reviewing the incredible work that Dr. Walton has done in the area of refractive surgery I trusted him completely with my eyes. He is on the cutting edge of technology. Recommend to all!
in Jackson, MS |
I researched Dr. Walton before seeing him as a patient and was confident that he was exceptionally well trained and among the very best, yet it was his attention to his patients and personal warmth that really set him apart from other physicians and surgeons these days. Each staff member I encountered in my visits to Slade & Baker reflected Dr. Walton's commitment to a patient-centered experience resulting in the best office visits I have ever had. In one word, I must say he is exceptional.
in Jackson, MS |
Dr. Walton's expertise and attention to detail made me feel confident in my decision to have him correct my vision with LASIK surgery. Had I known what a life changing experience it is to no longer depend on contact lenses and glasses for correcting my vision and how comfortable both he and the Slade & Baker staff made the entire experience I would have had this surgery years ago. The outcome exceeded my expectations and I plan to visit Dr. Walton for any future ophthalmology needs.
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Dr. Walton IV accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Humana
    Preferred PPO
  • MetLife
  • Pacific Life & Annuity Company
  • Physicians Mutual
  • Principal Life
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Prudential
  • The Great-West Life Assurance Company
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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