Dr. Samuel Houston III, MD

Dr. Samuel Houston III, MD

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Dr. Samuel Houston III, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Lake Mary, FL. He graduated from University Of Florida Health Science Center and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmology, and more.

1025 Primera Blvd

Lake Mary, FL 32746

Contact Information

(407) 333-1570

Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Houston III'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.

4  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • 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
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Florida Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital University Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship, Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Houston III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Houston III's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Houston III to family and friends
15 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Houston III'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

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Houston III Says:
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Dr. Houston and Florida Retina Institute would like to thank you for completing this survey. We strive to continuously provide excellent patient care and to treat our patients with professional respect in a patient-friendly environment. We value your opinion to ensure the quality care our patients deserve. We appreciate your trust and confidence in us.

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Patient Comments (11)

I completely enjoyed my visit with Dr. Houston. He was quite personable/did a great job of explaining the problem with my eyes. My eye doctor recommended him and I would go back if I ever have a problem that requires his attention. There were a lot of people in the waiting room and he handled each...more
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Dr. Houston first saw my husband in an emergency situation. Not only did he and his staff work as rapidly as possible to minimize the time that my husband spent without any sight but Dr. Houston successfully completed his surgery while explaining exactly what was going to happen and what the...more
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Dr. Houston make you feel very comfortable. He explains everything and upon leaving you know you have gotten good care.
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I had an emergency appointment with Dr. Houston & then emergency surgery with Dr. Houston; several follow up appts with him. He always explained in detail; listened to questions & concerns, then took the time to Thoroughly address everything -- still does that at each follow up. The STAFF in...more
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The doctor, the nurses, the staff were fantastic. The doctor had excellent patient rapport. He and all his staff made me feel very comfortable and I felt I was in good hands with something as delicate as my vision.
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