Dr. Russell A. Hayhurst, MD

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Dr. Russell A. Hayhurst, MD

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The Glaucoma Institute of Austin 901 W 38th St Ste 303, Austin, TX 78705 Get Directions
(866) 738-8467

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The Glaucoma Institute of Austin was founded by Russell Hayhurst, M.D., F.A.C.S., in 2002. The Glaucoma Institute is the first...Read more

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • 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
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma 3, Primary Congenital, A
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Coreoplasty
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Medical School At Houston

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Texas At Health Science Center At Houston

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Mount Sinai Medical Center

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mount Sinai Medical Center

    Completed in 1994

    Washington University

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    Pomona College

    Graduated in 1980

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Top Texan Physicians, 2009
    • Best Doctors in America, 2005
    • America's Top Ophthalmologists, 2012
    • America's Top Ophthalmologists, 2008
    • Best Doctors in America, 2004
    • Best Doctors in America, 2007
    • Top Texan Physicians, 2012
    • Best Doctors in America, 2003
    • Best Doctors in America, 2010
    • Best Doctors in America, 2006
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  • Media & Publications
    • Time-dependent actions of aldosterone and amiloride on Na-K-ATPase of cortical collecting duct., 1988
    • Sodium-dependent modulation of the renal Na-K-ATPase: Influence of mineralocorticoids on the cortical collecting duct., 1985
    • Functional differentiation of cell types of cortical collecting duct., 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Hayhurst's Care Philosophy

The Glaucoma Institute of Austin was founded by Russell Hayhurst, M.D., F.A.C.S., in 2002. The Glaucoma Institute is the first and only clinic in Central Texas dedicated to the care of glaucoma patients. Dr. Hayhurst is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist who provide ongoing care for glaucoma patients, glaucoma screening exams, second opinions, and diagnostic and therapeutic consultative evaluations.