Dr. Samih Elchahal, MD

Dr. Samih Elchahal, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
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Dr. Samih Elchahal, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med in 2006 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2855 Gramercy St

Houston, TX 77025

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Elchahal performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chalazion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Elchahal's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
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5  Procedures

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

  • Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elchahal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elchahal's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elchahal to family and friends
102 total reviews (35 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (102)

  • 5
    (93)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Elchahal'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (35)

Very courteous and knowledgeable.
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I had an awesome experience with Dr. Elchahal and his staff. They were very professional and he took the time to explain things to me. I'm so glad I've found a new eye doctor.
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Experienced, efficient, answers questions well.
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Awesome doctor and Lorena was awesome too. Great service.
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Dr Elchahal explained what was going on with my eye ina way I could completely understand. Wonderful bedside manner.
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