Dr. Samuel Hinton, MD

Dr. Samuel Hinton, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
(5)
Save
Dr. Samuel Hinton, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fresno, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

7075 N Sharon Ave

Fresno, CA 93720

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Hinton

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 97% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Hinton'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hinton "EYE-Q is dedicated to providing the best possible eye care to all of its patients each and every day. This philosophy is what drives the organization and gives its purpose and direction. EYE-Q is committed to having the latest technology available to help it succeed in its mission."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trachoma
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Less

Read Less

17  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Fresno Pacific University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Louisville In Kentucky
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hinton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hinton does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hinton and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Hinton's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hinton to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Hinton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

This is my first negative review for any health care professional but I wanted to share my concern. I felt completely dismissed and unheard by Dr.Hinton. I had some serious health issues I was hoping he could give me answers to, after all it is his speciality. I don’t know if he was unable to...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
0
Are you Dr. Hinton?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!