Dr. Petros Carvounis, MD

Dr. Petros Carvounis, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Petros Carvounis, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Oxford, Medical School Office in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.

6655 Travis St Ste 560

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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9  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • University of Cambridge / School of Clinical Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Oxford, Medical School Office
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Mayo Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • George Washington University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carvounis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carvounis' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carvounis to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Carvounis' 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Carvonis is one of the best doctors I've ever met. Not only is he great at his job, he cares about his patients as well.
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Dr. Carvounis is the absolutely the best. He did an amazing job repairing and stabilizing the retina in my right eye. He is the ONLY retina specialist I will go to.
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I trust him with my most precious feature, my eyes. He's extremely qualified and thorough.
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My son lost his vision in both eyes in 2006 his retinas were detached due to a rare disease called Vogt Koyangi-Harada and Dr. Carvounis was referred to us in 2007 and three months later my son got his vision back and he has been monitoring him ever since then. He is an excellent doctor and very...more
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A MOST CARING AND BRILLIANT INDIVIDUAL. TAKES THE TIME TO EXPLAIN THE CIRCUMSTANCES, PROGRESS, OPTIONS, ETC. I HAVE ALREADY REFERRED HIM AS IM CONVINCED HE SAVED MY EYESIGHT. AT BAYLOR, THE WAIT COULD BE HOURS. NOW THAT HE IS IN PRIVATE PRACTICE, I UNDERSTAND THE WAIT IS BETTER.
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